Two tragic Heroes

News Today 14.10.2022

One was at the helm of affairs of the political scenario of his country fifty years before the other, in a different part of the world. One was leading nearly half a billion of his countrymen in their struggle for freedom against the mightiest colonial power while living in a subcontinent perceived as one of the poorest regions in the world. The other was leading a country considered to be one of the superpowers of the world and a dreamland for millions aspiring for new world order. Yet in terms of their beliefs and their acts, history will remember both Mahatma Gandhi (1869- 1948) and Mikhail Gorbachev (1931-2022) as the two tragic heroes of two halves of the 20th century ~ the utopians who were firm in their beliefs but failed in making their countrymen accept what they stood for. (Read More)

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