How Madurai Inspired Mahatma Gandhi’s Iconic Loincloth Attire
Jan 30, 2020, 2:30 PM IST
Overwhelmed to see Mahatma Gandhi’s attire, Winston Churchill once called him a ‘half-naked seditious fakir’. While the former UK prime minister mocked Mahatma Gandhi’s attire, what he failed to realize back then was that look of Mahatma Gandhi would go on to become the quintessential symbol of the common man and his spiritual strength. But do you know why Mahatma Gandhi opted for the iconic makeover? There is a deeper story set in the ancient city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Let’s find out more in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.