‘Beyond Doubt’ is a dossier of historical and critical documents that aims to contextualize the politics, motivations and circumstances behind the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. Attempts to legitimize the act of killing and to celebrate the killers have re-doubled since May 2014. The time is right, therefore, to set the record straight.
Teesta Setalvad is a senior journalist, educationist and activist. She is co-editor of the monthly Communalism Combat, along with Javed Anand. Setalvad is involved with broadening the boundaries of history and social studies teaching through khoj, a programme for secular education, and has worked extensively on exclusion and communalization in school curricula and textbooks. She has analysed and documented the communalization of India s law and order machinery, and the building up of communal conflict in Gujarat, since the early 1990s.