The publication of M.K. Gandhi’s letters to Sarala Devi Chaudhurani throws fresh light on their charged and intense relationship
If you run a cursory internet search for M.K. Gandhi’s relationship with Sarala Devi Chaudhurani, you are likely to come across articles with headlines referring to a love affair between them, even salaciously pointing to the Mahatma’s lust for her. The reality was far more complicated, as a newly published collection of letters between them shows.