Whole Courage is about doing the right thing in the right way.
Gandhi’s recipe for self-defense. He had asked Hindus to face death with no fear and accept it cheerfully with a smile on their faces and he chose not to condemn Muslims for their violent attacks on Hindus and Sikhs.
Nonviolence could be an acceptable political weapon but to defend the lives and properties of defenseless people, the use of violent force is required to stop an aggressor. Leadership provided by Great Britain, India, and Pakistan had miserably failed the people of Indian subcontinent during India’s partition of 1947.