A biography of mohandas karamchand gandhi the leader of the indian independence movement

Linked to this was his advocacy that khadi homespun cloth be worn by all Indians instead of British-made textiles. He leveraged the Khilafat movementwherein Sunni Muslims in India, their leaders such as the sultans of princely states in India and Ali brothers championed the Turkish Caliph as a solidarity symbol of Sunni Islamic community ummah.

Mohandas was a small, quiet boy who disliked sports and was only an average student. Gandhi joined the Indian National Congress and was introduced to Indian issues, politics and the Indian people primarily by Gokhale.

With Gandhi isolated in prison, the Indian National Congress split into two factions, one led by Chitta Ranjan Das and Motilal Nehru favouring party participation in the legislatures, and the other led by Chakravarti Rajagopalachari and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patelopposing this move.

However, he refused to press charges against any member of the mob. Churchill called him a dictator, a "Hindu Mussolini ", fomenting a race war, trying to replace the Raj with Brahmin. That was a blow to many of his followers, who feared that his self-imposed restraints and scruples would reduce the nationalist struggle to pious futility.

His childhood shyness and self withdrawal had continued through his teens, and he remained so when he arrived in London, but he joined a public speaking practice group and overcame this handicap to practise law.

He cherished the ideal of economic independence for the village. He was, however, an able administrator who knew how to steer his way between the capricious princes, their long-suffering subjects, and the headstrong British political officers in power.

Mohandas disregarded the last obstacle—the decree of the leaders of the Modh Bania subcaste Vaishya casteto which the Gandhis belonged, who forbade his trip to England as a violation of the Hindu religion—and sailed in September Kheda Satyagraha InKheda was hit by floods and famine and the peasantry was demanding relief from taxes.

Gandhi inquired about his pay for the work. He was the fourth child of Karamchand Gandhi, prime minister to the raja of three small city-states. Gandhi was once more imprisoned, and the government tried to insulate him from the outside world and to destroy his influence.

In Gandhi urged all Indians in South Africa to defy a law requiring registration and fingerprinting of all Indians. Gandhi thus began his journey aimed at crippling the British India government economically, politically and administratively.

The Congress party by this time had agreed to partition, since the only alternative appeared to be continuation of British rule. The resulting Jallianwala Bagh massacre or Amritsar massacre of hundreds of Sikh and Hindu civilians enraged the subcontinent, but was cheered by some Britons and parts of the British media as an appropriate response.

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In FebruaryGandhi cautioned the Viceroy of India with a cable communication that if the British were to pass the Rowlatt Acthe will appeal Indians to start civil disobedience. Like with other coloured people, white officials denied him his rights, and the press and those in the streets bullied and called him a "parasite", "semi-barbarous", "canker", "squalid coolie", "yellow man", and other epithets.

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He brought an international reputation as a leading Indian nationalist, theorist and community organiser.

While traveling in a first-class train compartment in Natal, Gandhi was asked by a white man to leave. On Serving Others The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. The educational facilities at Porbandar were rudimentary; in the primary school that Mohandas attended, the children wrote the alphabet in the dust with their fingers.

Gandhi decided to create a cooperative commonwealth for civil resisters. He accepted it, knowing that it would be at least one-year commitment in the Colony of NatalSouth Africa, also a part of the British Empire.Jan 30,  · Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2,at Porbandar, in the present-day Indian state of Gujarat.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi () was an Indian revolutionary religious leader who used his religious power for political and social reform.

Although he held no governmental office, he was the prime mover in the struggle for independence of the world's second-largest nation. Mahatma Gandhi (October 2, to January 30, ) was the leader of India’s non-violent independence movement against British rule and in South Africa who.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the pre-eminent political and a spiritual bellwether of India and the Indian independence movement.

Father of Nation- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

He had many adherents, and edified many how to protest placidly, instead of utilizing violence and war. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi () was an Indian revolutionary religious leader who used his religious power for political and social reform.

Although he held no governmental office, he was the prime mover in the struggle for independence of the world's second-largest nation. Gandhi was an Indian activist, who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.

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