Some of the interesting facts about Gandhi ...........
- Gandhi’s full name is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
- Gandhi is famously called as Bapu, Mahatma Gandhi, Gandhiji, and Father of India.
- Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948 in Porbandar
- He was born for Karamchand Gandhi (Father) and Putlibai Gandhi (Mother).
- He was born a Hindu and practiced Hinduism all his life
- In May 1883, the 13-year old Mohandas was married to 14-year old Kasturbai Makhanji.
- When Gandhi was 15, the couple's first child was born, but survived only a few days
- Mohandas and Kasturbai had four more sons.
Gandhi fighting for Indian independence:
- In 1893, Gandhi is thrown off a South African train for being an Indian and traveling in a first class compartment.
- Gandhi was a prolific writer.
- Young India is a journal published by Gandhi.
- Gandhi employed non-cooperation, non-violence and peaceful resistance.
- The Salt Satyagraha, which began with the Dandi March on March 12, 1930, was an important part of the Indian independence movement by Gandhi
- Gandhi is a lawyer who became the famed leader of the Indian
- Gandhi revolts against the British through his philosophy of non-violent protest.
- Gandhi is well know for his simplicity
- He only wear kathar dress which is made by himself.
- Gandhi become barrister in University College London, University of London
- On 30 January 1948, Gandhi was shot while he was walking to a platform from which he was to address a prayer meeting.
- Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse, he was a Hindu nationalist
Gandhi’s awards and Global recognition:
- Time magazine named Gandhi the Man of the Year in 1930.
- Gandhi was also the runner-up to Albert Einstein as Person of the Century at the end of 1999.
- "Christ gave us the goals and Mahatma Gandhi the tactics." – Martin Luther King Jr
- Mahatma Gandhi was on a 1969 postage stamp of the Soviet Union.
- Mahatma Gandhi District in Houston, Texas
- Monument to Mahatma Gandhi in New Belgrade, Serbia. On the monument is written "Non-violence is the essence of all religions"
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