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Mahatma Gandhi: Life of Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi, or Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was born at Porbandar in Gujarat, on October 2, 1869. His father was the Dewan of the Porbandar State. Early Life and Career: He married Kasturba when he was only thirteen. He was very truthful from his boyhood days. He went to England to be a barrister. He did not do well as a lawyer.In South Africa he began a movement against the British rulers. In India too he ledthe freedom movement and at last won independence in 1947. Non-violence and Gandhism: Gandhiji believed in non-violence and love. He was against untouchability and all sorts of injustice in society. He lived a saintly life and suffered a lot to see truth triumph. His heart bled for the poor and the oppressed. He said that all men were equal. He wanted them all to live in peace. He dreamed of a Ram Rajya where everybody would live in peace. He was against the modern civilization. Instead, he wanted his countrymen to live in the villages. His philosophy and deed are so great that …

Mahatma Gandhi: Life of Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi, or Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was born at Porbandar in Gujarat, on October 2, 1869. His father was the Dewan of the Porbandar State. Early Life and Career: He married Kasturba when he was only thirteen. He was very truthful from his boyhood days. He went to England to be a barrister. He did not do well as a lawyer.In South Africa he began a movement against the British rulers. In India too he ledthe freedom movement and at last won independence in 1947. Non-violence and Gandhism: Gandhiji believed in non-violence and love. He was against untouchability and all sorts of injustice in society. He lived a saintly life and suffered a lot to see truth triumph. His heart bled for the poor and the oppressed. He said that all men were equal. He wanted them all to live in peace. He dreamed of a Ram Rajya where everybody would live in peace. He was against the modern civilization. Instead, he wanted his countrymen to live in the villages. His philosophy and deed are so great that …