A Blog by the Editor of The Middle East Journal

Putting Middle Eastern Events in Cultural and Historical Context

Friday, February 10, 2012

Gandhi in Egypt, 1931

Okay, here's one I hadn't heard of: Gandhi's visit to Egypt, 1931. From a 2002 Al-Ahram article, posted by the Indian Embassy in Cairo. He was greeted by Egyptians as a symbol of resistance to British rule.

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