Gandhi: His Life and Message for the World (1954)

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Gandhi: His Life and Message for the World (1954)

A private citizen without health died on January 30, 1948. Mohandas K. Gandhi fell after being shot three times at the age of seventy-eight. Many people looked up to Gandhi. To pay respect, humanity followed by the UN lowered their flags to half-mast. Almost a million people waited near Jumna, not far from New Delhi, for the funeral to proceed. Not far from the river was a pyre built of stone, brick, and earth. Gandhi’s body will lie upon this pyre; having his head to the north, representing when a Buddha has ended his life. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in Porbandar, India on October 2, 1869. His parents’ names were Karamchand and Putlibai. Gandhi’s father owned a home in Rajkot,
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Gandhi immediately said he will be the first knowing death would come from a brother. He was to die on January 30, 1948. Pathans and Mir Alam were arrested for their threats toward Gandhi. Yet, Gandhi released them saying, “I have no desire to prosecute them”.
In 1909, Gandhi sailed back to England for business. It turned out very good for Gandhi in England. He won support of many of the people. When Gandhi returned to South Africa at the end of 1909 he started to create a “a sort of co-operate commonwealth”. This is where citizens would be trained to live a normal life in harmony with one another. On November 6, 1913 thousands of people marched with Gandhi twenty-one miles into Transvaal. Gandhi was arrested by the end of the first day. Yet, he was released due to the fact he was responsible for the other marchers. He was again arrested the second night and then later released after court. The fourth day he was arrested with Polak and Kallenbach. The three of them were held there until December 18, 1913.
PART II: Not only was Gandhi a huge impact in the twentieth century, but so was Tagore. They worked very well together. In February 1916, Gandhi spoke out to the students at the opening of the Hindu University Central College in Benares. Satyagraha Ashram was first located in Krochrab, then in Sabarmati. In 1914, Gandhi raised a group of Indian students to serve in the British Army. Four years later, Gandhi recruited for the British Army in his area. Gandhi
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