‘Be the change you wish to see in this world’

GYANESH M. KHANOLKAR forwards a celebrated picture of the father of the nation with his northwest frontier counterpart, Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.

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As our nation turns diamond, as we blame, find fault with, and criticise others; as we point fingers at and pick holes in this, that and the other, now is as a good time as any to ask: how have we lived, worked and played? And what we have done to make this a better country?

Can we, as the Mahatma prescribed, be the change we want to see, without waiting for somebody else to usher it in for us?