Mahatma gandhi was born in 1869 in gujarat, india at the age of 22, he went to london to study law, which is where his strong belief in law and equal justice began soon after studying law, he began to be active in protests in southern africa to help the treatment of indian immigrants. Gandhi was a mass leader and he united people of india for protest against britishers he came up with unique idea of non violent protests called satyagrih and often succeeded to unite more people for his cause of indian freedom from british rulers.
Mahatma gandhi, byname of mohandas karamchand gandhi, (born october 2, 1869, porbandar, india—died january 30, 1948, delhi), indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist movement against the british rule of india as such, he came to be considered the father of his country. Mahatma ghandi was an inspiration not only to the indian nation but to the whole world he is famous for leading the indian independence movement which culminated in india throwing off the yoke of british imperialism. The man who fought with peace gandhi was an indian during world war 2 he believed that you should never use violence to solve problems life was not pretty at all during world war 2. Mohandas karamchand gandhi, who was also known as mahatma, great soul gandhi, was a hero, as well as a political and spiritual leader of india he was of the hindu faith, of which i am too mohandas brought india to independence by using non-violent resistance.
The life and teaching of gandhi must be shared with our children around the world michelle obama with these words,us president barack obama and his wife,michelle,concluded their very inspiring hour-long visit to mani bhavan,the two-storey structure on laburnum road where mahatma gandhi spent 17 years,between 1917-1934. Gandhi was born on 2 october 1869 in porbandar, indiahe studied law in london but in 1893 moved to south africa, where he spent 20 years opposing discriminatory legislation against indians. Gandhi opposition to the indian participation in the world war ii was motivated by his belief that india could not be party to a war ostensibly being fought for democratic freedom while that freedom was denied to india itself.
Mahatma gandhi's autobiography titled an autobiography of my experiments with truth, which gives a detailed account of his life till 1920, was published in 1927 in 1999, harpercollins publishers declared it one of the '100 most important spiritual books of the 20th century. After visiting the house of mahatma gandhi whom he looked to for inspiration, us president barack obama hailed the father of the nation as a hero not just to india but to the world i am filled with hope and inspiration as i have the privilege to view this testament to gandhi's life he. Mohandas gandhi was a revolutionary leader in the movement for indian independence from great britain, and led nonviolent protests to work for the social and economic rights of the oppressed. Asia mahatma gandhi - the person, the hero, the legend gandhi's legacy lives on over 60 years after his death his universal teachings continue to inspire people around the world.
- gandhi (1869-1948), also known as mahatma gandhi, was born in porbandar in the present day state of gujarat in india on october 2, 1869, and educated in law at university college, london in 1891, after having been admitted to the british bar, gandhi returned to india and attempted to establish a law practice in bombay, with little success. 4) gandhi supported britain during the first world war and, as late as 1918, joined a government campaign for indians to volunteer for the british army 5) in july 1918, gandhi said: india. The indian statesman mahatma gandhi is to be honoured with a statue in london's parliament square - but his legacy in india is more ambivalent, says jill mcgivering. Known as mahatma, or great soul, gandhi was born in british india at a time when indians were treated unfairly by their rulers gandhi took ideas from around the world and applied them to his fight for freedom in india. Gandhi, when he came home, gained fame and glory because he was now considered a national hero in india also, gandhi was given the title mahatama which means grea soul, and he rightfully deserved tthat title for all that he did he didn't do it for himself which made it so great, he did it for the people of his nation and the wrong doing of.
Mahatma gandhi draws fame for political leadership gandhi led india's independence movement and advocated for equal treatment and rights of indiangandhi ji was an advocate for the rights of indians living in india and south africa, helping to organize resistance movements against british institutions and advocating noncooperation as an nonviolent form of protest. The row about udwin's film, india's daughter, calls to mind the way gandhi dealt with the sickening accounts of child bride abuse in katherine mayo's 1927 book, mother india. In 1915, gandhi returned from south africa to live in india he spoke at the conventions of the indian national congress, but was primarily introduced to indian issues, politics and the indian people by gopal krishna gokhale, a respected leader of the congress party at the time. Mahatma gandhi's influence and ideas mahatma gandhi was a man of faith and great conviction he was born into an average hindu family in india like most teenagers he had a rebellious stage when he smoked, spent time with girls and ate meat (forbidden to strict hindus.
Mahatma gandhi was a leader of the indian independence movement who was devoted to freedom for his people and non violent protesting his greatest achievement was when india finally became independent in 1947. Mahatma gandhi was a hero because he fought for equality in the indian castes the hero's war against the existence of caste system in india made the leader outstanding in his course nelson mandela was a hero because he fought against the racial segregation in south africa. Gandhi is one of my heroes i use the word heroes with caution no one is perfect and we can be tempted to idolise but there can be no doubt that mahatma gandhi was a remarkable man. Mahatma gandhi gandhi and the rights of india's lower castes letters gandhi was a hero and a villain in my opinion,.