“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi
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The father of the nation is Mahatma Gandhi . The full of Mahatma Gandhi is Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi. He was born October 2, 1869, Porbandar,Gujarat , India—died January 30, 1948, Delhi.Every year on 2 October, Gandhi Jayanti is observed. This year the day marks the 151st birth anniversary. He was a Indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist movement against the British rule of India. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was known to his many followers as Mahatma, or “the great-souled one.Gandhi was the distinguished leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. Mahatma Gandhi is also called the Father of the Nation or “Bapu”.Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or Mahatma Gandhi was a renowned freedom activist and an authoritative or powerful political leader who had played an important role in India’s struggle for Independence against the British rule of India. His father name is karamchand Gandhi . His mother name is Putlibai Gandhi. At the age of 13, Mahatma Gandhi was married to Kasturba which is an arranged marriage. His nationality is INDIAN .They had four sons of Harilal Gandhi, Manilal Gandhi, Ramdas Gandhi and Devdas Gandhi. He was a writer also .In South Africa for about 20 years, Mahatma Gandhi protested against injustices and racial discrimination using the non-violent method of protests. His simplistic lifestyle won him, admirers, both in India and the outside world. His father-in-law was Dewan or Chief Minister of Porbandar, the capital of a small principality in Western British India (Now Gujarat State). Mahatma Gandhi was the son of his father’s fourth wife Putlibai, who belonged to a Vaishnava family.When Gandhi was 9 years old he went to a local school at Rajkot and studied the basics of arithmetic, history, geography, and languages. At the age of 11, he went to a high school in Rajkot. Because of his wedding, at least about one year, his studies were disturbed and later he joined and completed his schooling.He joined Samaldas college in Bhavnagar in 1888 at Gujarat. Later, one of his family friend Mavji Dave Joshi to pursue further studies i.e. law in London. Gandhiji was not satisfied with the studies at Samaldas College and so he became excited by the London proposal and managed to convince his mother and wife that he will not touch non-veg, wine, or women.In May, 1893 he went to South Africa to work as a lawyer. There he had the first-hand experience of racial discrimination when he was thrown out of the first-class apartment of the train despite holding the first-class ticket because it was reserved for white people only and no Indian or black was allowed to travel in the first class. This incident had a serious effect on him and he decided to protest against racial discrimination.In 1915, Gandhiji returned to India permanently and joined the Indian National Congress with Gopal Krishna Gokhale as his mentor.Gandhi’s first major achievement was in 1918 when he led the Champaran and Kheda agitations of Bihar and Gujarat. He also led Non-Cooperation Movement, Civil Disobedience Movement, Swaraj, and Quit-India movement against the British government.

“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight with you, then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi.

Gandhi was a prolific writer.Hind Swaraj, published in Gujarati in 1909. Gandhi also wrote his autobiography, The Story of My Experiments with Truth.In 1930, Gandhi was named the Man of the Year by Time’s Magazine. In 2011, Time magazine named Gandhi as one of the top 25 political icons of all time.

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi.


Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.” – Mahatma Gandhi.

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