Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an expert campaign manager

There are many aspects of Mahtama Gandhi that we just do not know enough.

R Gopalakrishnan points how Mahatma was an expert campaign manager..

On Gandhi’s birth anniversary and as the government designs its global communications after the horrific Uri incident, I am tempted to recall his response in the face of great provocation. In many ways, Gandhi was a journalist first and a politician later.

He ran and published weeklies which made no profit, but also made no loss. He was responsible for as many as six journals over nearly 40 years.

Gandhi wrote in a blunt and direct manner with no consideration no consideration for what criticism his writing may attract. The simplicity and clarity of Gandhi’s messages are exemplary as evidenced by the following extracts from Young India..

 

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