Gandhi : Gandhi And Influential Religious Political Leaders Of The Twentieth Century

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was one of the most admired and influential religious political leaders of the twentieth century. Gandhi is acknowledged as the Father of the Nation or Bapu due to his astonishing contributions towards the independence of India, by becoming an amazing freedom fighter who led India as a leader of Nationalism, against British rule. Gandhi was one of such that believed in nonviolence, the unity of people, and bringing spirituality upon Indian politics. He worked incredibly hard to remove the untouchability in the Indian society, upliftment of the backward classes in India, inspired India to practice Hinduism with the use of the Swadeshi Gods, and had a huge vocal impact on the social development of villages. Mohandas Gandhi 's personal beliefs and peaceful demonstrations were the only true way to achieve social and global equity of India by his impacts on world history. Gandhi’s past has been very remarkable but began on October 2, 1869 in Porbandar, present day Gujarat (Mohandas). Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi grew up the youngest among four children, two older brothers Laxmidas, Karsandas, and his older sister Raliatbehn. Gandhi’s parents influenced him by his mother Putlibai committing to religious devotions such as, pacifist teachings of mutual tolerance, noninjury of humans, and vegetarianism. Gandhi’s father Karamchand influenced him by being the Chief Minister of Porbandar, having the family follow the religion of Jainism, and worshiping the
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