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Sunday Feature: The Great Sentinel and the Great Soul

on BBC Radio 3

Mahatma Gandhi and Rabindranath Tagore were, between them, the heart and mind of India in the struggle for independence. Tagore, the poet and thinker, dubbed Gandhi Mahatma or Great Soul, and Gandhi called
Tagore the Great Sentinel. However, despite their friendship, the two clashed publicly over the ways and means to a modern India. Jatinder
Verma explores their relationship, the vision they shared and how their respective legacies have survived 50 years of independence. Producer Mohit Bakaya


Mahatma Gandhi
Rabindranath Tagore
Gandhi Mahatma
Mohit Bakaya

BBC Radio 3

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