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Gujarat bans controversial book on Gandhi

Posted by on March 30, 2011 0 Comment

Gandhinagar, March 30 (IANS) A controversial book on Mahatma Gandhi was banned in his home state of Gujarat Wednesday.

A resolution to ban the book, “Great Soul”, was moved in the state assembly by Chief Minister Narendra Modi and passed unanimously.

The book, “Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India”, by Pulitzer winning writer Joseph Lelyveld created a controversy after reviewers said it suggested that the icon of non-violence was a bisexual.

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