Dandy Gandhi to naked Fakir: the Indian leader’s revolutionary dress code

In the year India celebrates 60 years as a republic, Jad Adams describes how Gandhi turned his sartorial habits into a weapon in the fight for independence

Mohandas Ghandi, 'the father of the nation', enjoys a laugh with his two granddaughters. (Photo by Bettmann via Getty Images)

This article was first published in the June 2010 edition of BBC History Magazine

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