What would Gandhi do about coronavirus?

    Plagues and illnesses played a significant role in Gandhi’s life. Here’s how some leading scholars — including his grandson — think he might have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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      The pandemic is showing that Gandhi’s notion of ‘practical idealism’ is possible

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