Colombo Telegraph

Gandhi Used His Position To Sexually Exploit Young Women

Gandhi Used His Position To Sexually Exploit Young Women. The Way WE React To This Matters Even Today

“It is a fact. Gandhi had young women in his ashram, some of them still teenagers, one of them his own grand-niece [Manu Gandhi], sleep naked with him in his bed at night. This was an aspect of Gandhi that I had not read about before, and it surprised me at first. I was researching for my book ‘Sex and Power’ which looks at the history of sex and sexuality in India, and it was important for me to investigate this further.” writes Rita Banerji.

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