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Was Gandhi A Scrawny Man ?
There are many myths about Gandhi. I'd like to point out a few of them and hopefully get rid of them for you.
First, a quick one: Gandhi was not a scrawny little man. Yes, his legs were scrawny-and bowed- but he had a barrel chest, and a deep, booming voice to match it. In pictures, you just don't notice his chest, because he usually had a cloth draped around it.
That was an easy one. Let's try another.
Source: Mahatma Gandhi and His Myths - By Mark Shepard