Akbar the 'good' Mughal, Aurangzeb the 'bad' Mughal—the historical figure of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and the myth of 'Mahatma'—the heroism of Netaji against the 'weak failure' Gandhi. What goes into the construction of ideology, what does power have to do with myth making, how can teachers accommodate voices from the margins in classroom teaching practices, do new social movements challenge myth construction or create their own?

ccccCatch here the conversation between veteran History teacher Priyadarshinee Guha and Sociology teacher/lecturer Dr Sreyasi Chatterjee, held as part of the Mythmaking and History series this August.