Mahatma Gandhi Biography
Mahatma Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi also known as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi he was the leader of Indian independence movement Gandhi was born on 2nd October 1869 to a Hindu mod Pinilla family in Porbandar in British Indian empire his father’s name was caroms hand adam’s hand Gandhi and his mother’s name was Patna by Gandhi his father served as the Dumon of Porbandar state Mohandas had two elder half sisters and three elder siblings baby mo and das grew up to be a very shy child at school Moe andaaz was not a brilliant student he webcaster by McKenzie Kapadia in an arranged marriage in May 1883.
Mahatma Gandhi Biography then he was 13 years old and caster of I was 14 years old at the time of their marriage they had four children at the age of 19 Gandhi went to England at 1888 to become a lawyer after returning from South Africa to India in 1891 he began to practice law in Bombay then he went to South Africa to work at a law firm there he witnessed rampant acts of racism and discrimination.
Mahatma Gandhi Biography which angered him greatly once he was asked to move from the first class in a train in spite of having a valid ticket solely on the basis of his color and another time he was asked to remove his turban these incidents angered him and kindled in him the spirit to fight for social justice he spent over 20 years in the country during which he helped found the natal Indian Congress which aimed at moulding the Indian community of South Africa into a unified political force Gandhi returned to India in 1915.
Mahatma Gandhi Biography the Indian National Congress and by 1920 established himself as a dominant figure in the Indian political scenario his followers gave him the attribute Mahatma meaning great soul he called for all the Indians to unite as one irrespective of he divisions of religion caste and creed in the country’s fight for independence he advocated non-cooperation with British rule which included a boycott of British goods in favor of Indian made products in 1921 he was made the leader of the Indian National Congress the party that was fighting for the independence Gandhi was arrested on 10 March 1922.
Mahatma Gandhi Biography tried for sedition and imprisoned for two years in 1930 as a British government imposed tax on the salt Gandhi took a four hundred kilometres marched to seashore called dandy then he made salt with his own hands to show his protest against the evil tanks he was joined by thousands of followers in the symbolic act of defiance against British rule this campaign was one of his most successful.
Mahatma Gandhi Biography at upsetting British hold on India Britain responded by imprisoning over 60,000 people the second world war broke out in 1939 and Gandhi thought it to be the right time to force the Britishers to quit he invoked a moment in 1942 called the quit India movement he was imprisoned for two years and released before the end of the war in May 1944 by the year 1947.
Mahatma Gandhi Biography the British government has enough troubles to seek in India and England so they leave India but only after dividing it into two countries India and Pakistan India got independent but India was not a peaceful process it led to violent clashes between the Hindus and the Muslims Gandhi repeatedly went to the hunger strikes to restore peace among the country on 30 January 1948.
Mahatma Gandhi completed a two-day hunger strike in New Delhi he was shot dead by a Hindu nationalist called Nasser and gods at the age of 78 he established a principle called gand ISM and the two pillars of gand ISM are truth and non-violence where there is love there is life said Mahatma Gandhi. (New Site)