Gandhi : An Indian Politician

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi born in 2 October 1869 in Porbandar and died in Delhi on January 30 1948, at the age of 78 years old. He is from a rich Hindouiste family of the caste of Vaishyas (caste of the traders), just below the caste of the members of a religious order of the warriors. He is the youngest of his 3 other brothers. He was a spiritual guide and an Indian politician. His father, Karamchand Gandhi, is Prime Minister of a small principality by inheritance of the privileges of his family. His mother, Poutlibai, fourth woman of Karamchand Gandhi, lives scrupulously and with worship her religion.Gandhi carries a great deal of respect for his two parents. During his schooling, Gandhi was a mediocre student in primary school. Then he started to be more studious when he passed to the middle school where he skiped a grade. He was married at the age of thirteen to Kasturba Makhanji, with whom he had four male children. In 1882, while he is only 16 years old, his father died from a disease. From 1888, Gandhi left India to England where he starts to study law in London during three years. His results were brilliant, he finished among the best. His adaptation to the English society was not easy. He could not adapt himself to the cultural and the customs of the country.Finally, he returned to India in 1891 where he met difficulties exercising barrister in Bombay. He decided, in 1893 to go to South Africa. Gandhi also called Mahatma which means the big soul, is known
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