Mahatma Gandhi : Gandhi ( Gandhi )

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During the 20th century there were many influent individuals in the world, but no one stands out more to me than Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Gandhi Ji, Mahatma Gandhi and Bapu. He was a nationalist leader in India, known for establishing freedom in India from British through nonviolent movement. He professed the term’s passive resistance and civil disobedience insufficient for his work, however he devised a term called, Satyagraha (truth and firmness). He worked his whole life for peace and freedom in India, which I think, is something to be acknowledged by millions of people. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born to a Hindu Modh Baniya family in Porbandar, Gujarat on October 2, 1869. His family included his father Karamchand Gandhi, his mother Putlibai Gandhi, his two brothers Laxmidas and Karsandas, and his sister Raliabehn. His Father Karamchand Gandhi was a political figure and prime minister of Pobandar, his mother Putlibai Gandhi was a politic figure and queen consultant. His two brothers were the leaders of the Indian Independence movement. ‘Mahatma Gandhi was married to Kasturba Gandhi when he was seven years old’. Kasturba Gandhi was political activist and a consultant. Mahatma Gandhi first started his education from Alfred High school in 1877, after high school, he joined the Salamdas Art College, after completing Art College he attended the University College London for more education. He graduated with the degree of barrister-at-law. After…

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