Recent news is that people want Ghandi’s statue removed since he was a racist, but he was also a womanizing jerk. He is an icon so its taboo to point out his flaws. So I’ll let others, like Hitchens, do it.
“It’s my estimation that every man ever got a statue made of ’em was one kinda sombitch or another.” -Mal, Firefly (s01e04 Jaynestown)
The Atlantic: Christopher Hitchens The Real Mahatma Gandhi (Questioning the moral heroism of India’s most revered figure) 2011-07/08