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Arun Gandhi

AKA Arun Manilal Gandhi

Born: 14-Apr-1934
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa

Gender: Male
Religion: Hindu
Race or Ethnicity: Asian/Indian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: India
Executive summary: Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi

Resident of the United States since 1987. In a column on 7 January 2008 for the online Washington Post website, Gandhi stated that the Jewish people "overplay" their Holocaust experience, calling Israel and the Jews the "biggest players" in the "culture of violence" which will eventually "destroy humanity." As a result of these remarks he resigned from the University of Rochester based M. K. Gandhi Institute for Non-Violence, which he had founded in 1991.

Father: Manilal Gandhi
Mother: Sushila
Wife: Sunanda (b. 1932, m. 1958, d. 2007, one son, one daughter)
Son: Tushar Arun Gandhi (activist, b. 17-Jan-1960)
Daughter: Archana

    M. K. Gandhi Institute for Non-Violence President (1991-2008)
    The Times of India Reporter

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