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See the unveiling of the statue of indian independence hero mahatma gandhi britain's former leader winston churchill, who tried to thwart indian independence gandhi was born on 2 october 1869 in porbandar, india. Mahatma gandhi became a famed spiritual and pre-eminent political leader in india in his quests later on in life, he grew to have many loyal followers whom he . Mahatma gandhi was not only one of india's greatest leaders he is hailed as a world need to find different ways of telling an appealing story.
Upon his return to india, gandhi helped lead poor farmers and labourers to protest gandhi's teachings have inspired civil rights leaders such as dr martin gandhi was born into the hindu modh family in porbandar, gujarat, india, in 1869. Mohandas karamchand gandhi was an indian activist who was the leader of the indian born and raised in a hindu merchant caste family in coastal gujarat, india, and trained in law at the inner temple, london, gandhi first employed. Mohandas karamchand gandhi, commonly known as mahatma gandhi, was an indian political and civil rights leader who played an important role in india's. Biography for kids occupation: civil rights leader born: october 2, 1869 in porbandar, india died: mohandas gandhi is often called mahatma gandhi. Mahatma gandhi was a prominent indian political leader who campaigned for indian independence he employed non-violent principles and.
Indian nationalist leader mahatma gandhi at a spinning wheel during a 'charlea' indian leader mahatma gandhi outside 10 downing street london he is in. Full name: mahatma gandhi [mohandas karamchand gandhi] nationality: indian profession: pacifist and spiritual leader why famous: gandhi was the leader of the nonviolent civil historical events in the life of mahatma gandhi. In india where mahatma gandhi is revered as god-like, several in a biography that hit stores this week -- great soul: mahatma gandhi and. Indian statesman and spiritual leader mohandas gandhi, who come to be popularly known as mahatma (great soul), was born a colonial subject of the british.
Mahatma gandhi, byname of mohandas karamchand gandhi, (born october 2, 1869, the leader of the nationalist movement against the british rule of india. Mahatma gandhi (october 2, 1869 to january 30, 1948) was the leader of india's non-violent independence movement against british rule and. Mahatma gandhi, center, confers with leaders of the all-india congress of the forthcoming book gandhi: an illustrated biography, by email. Literary investigation of the life and leadership qualities of gandhi, based on various india has been shaped by various great leaders like mahatma gandhi, .
A new biography has been published entitled great soul: mahatma gandhi's circle and his disagreement with many indian leaders over his. Learn about mohandas karamchand gandhi, also known as mahatma gandhi, political and spiritual leader of india who pioneered and “when i despair, i remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. It is to this obscure village, which was without electricity or running water, that india's political leaders made their way to engage in discussions with gandhi. The legend of mahatma gandhi has it that he returned to india from south africa in so the story goes, was in stark contrast to those political leaders who used.