Mahatma Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi Mohandas Gandhi, known as Mahatma Gandhi. Also known as Mahatma the great soul, was the "father of modern India". He originally came from Western India, a city called Porbandar. He was born on 2nd October 1869. Gandhi was on of the youngest of the three sons of Karamchand Gandhi, who was a Prime Minister successively in Porbandar, Rajkot and Vankaner States. Gandhi's mother was Putlibai, Karamchand Gandhi's fourth wife. In 1876 he attended a primary school in Rajkot until the twelfth year. Later on he was engaged to Kasturbai. In 1881 Gandhi want on to do further education in a high school (in Rajkot). Two years later in 1883 he marries Kasturbai. In 1887 Gandhi joins Samaldas College at Bhavnagar (Kathiawar), but gives up studies at close of first term. After that he went to England to study Law. Which got him a job later on his life in South Africa. The life and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, who used non-violent resistance to persuade his people (in India) to seek freedom from British rule in the 1940s. Mahatma Gandhi did the salt march. Gandhi also tried as much as he could to keep Hindu's and Muslims to together. Gandhi allowed the lowest caste, the untouchables to join the ashram; wealthy Hindu's protested and stopped giving financial aid. Basically Gandhi tried to win equal rights for all Indians. After the Amritsar Gandhi became the leader of India's main political party for 50 years. It was called the Indian National Congress. However he went to prison for seven years for disobeying the British rules. Although people admired Gandhi's beliefs. In 1934 he retired, as head of the party but remained its... ... middle of paper ... ...Gandhi had changed the way of life in India and made it Independent, which we should be proud of. Ordinary people can learn from Mahatma Gandhi that we all are equal matter what religion or how high or low caste we are, live peacefully together and help other people who suffering. We also learn that we should care and be there for each other to lead a happy life. I think Mahatma Gandhi led a worthwhile life throughout his whole life. He always did something to help others. He didn't care if he went to jail, but he just tried to help free India from British rule, by showing Indians peaceful easy of disobeying British laws. The affect I have from Mahatma Gandhi is that we should fight for our rights, as everybody has equal rights. Also that we should help the sufferers and the poverty and let them live a peaceful life.

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