Mahatma’s network follows whereever he goes?

Who has seen Gandhi in a t-shirt, cargo pants and sandals and with a cell phone and a pug on a leash? An artist has.

At an exhibition at the Raj Bhavan in Bangalore on Saturday, an artist’s interpretation of the Mahatma in modern times, attracts the attention of a young follower on his 141th birthday.

Photograph: Karnataka Photo News

Also read: I am just a (luxury) pen in the left-arm of Dilip Doshi

External reading: Why has India forgotten Lal Bahadur Shastri?

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10 Responses to “Mahatma’s network follows whereever he goes?”

  1. Khalil Sawant Says:

    Yeh to Gandhiji ka Badappan hai, that people do anything with Gandhiji and get away with it :)

  2. prasad Says:

    Super, lot of guts. Remove Gandhi ji’s head and put some living congress politicians head and see what happens! One result would have been that Churumuri would not have published this article!

  3. Mahesh Vijapurkar Says:

    Now some wretch is going to scream, “Insult to Gandhi” though by forgetting him, we have insulted him enough and more.

  4. twistleton Says:

    I think “wherever” does not have two ‘e’s…

  5. twistleton Says:

    “Future generations will find it hard to believe that such a man of flesh and blood, walked this earth” (or something to that effect) – Albert Einstein
    He wasn’t kidding. Already there a lot of people who do not know who Gandhi was.

  6. prasad Says:

    wherever or where ever

  7. Soumya Says:

    Something doesn’t look okay… is it the way the phone is held?

  8. Gaby Says:

    Would the man have worn the sandals/cargoes, held a mobile- none of which are likely to be of cottage industry origin and put a dog on a leash- The artist should have had a reasonable imagination when prtraying someone who said the world has enough for everybody’s need but not for everyone’s greed.

    Read the story of Gandhi’s pin in Masti’s Navaratri- combination of Masti, Mysore and Kannada made my Gandhi Jayanthi.

  9. vindy Says:

    guess it was sponspored by vodafone

    color : red
    branding : the mascot dog and the cell

  10. Pulikeshi the Last Says:

    Ah, the poor taste and the garishness of it all.

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