Mahatma gandhi mohandas karamchand gandhi, more commonly known as ‘mahatma’ (meaning ‘great soul’) was born in porbandar, gujarat, in north west india, on 2nd october 1869, into a hindu modh.
Mohandas karamchand gandhi, commonly known as mahatma gandhi, was an indian political and civil rights leader who played an important role in india’s struggle for independence this essay. Mahatma gandhi (october 2, 1869 to january 30, 1948) was the leader of india’s non-violent independence movement against british rule and in south africa who advocated for the civil rights.
Arriving in london on september 12, gandhi and party proceeded to the east end, the quarter of the poor coal miners and factory hands, lived in their midst at kingsley hall, managed by. To commemorate the great salt march, the mahatma gandhi foundation re-enacted the salt march on its 75th anniversary, in its exact historical schedule and route followed by the mahatma and. Mahatma gandhi wwwmkgandhiorg page 2 preface owing to the distracted condition of the world – a war in the east and a near-war in europe – and my absence from india since the end of last. He is more commonly called mahatma gandhi mahatma is an honorific meaning great-soul or venerable in sanskrit he was first called this in 1914 in south africa he is also called bapu.
In remembrance of mahatma gandhi, who was assassinated 69 years ago today, we look at some remarkable facts on his life and celebrate his peaceful activism, which is very much alive today.
Mahatma gandhi, or mohandas karamchand gandhi, was born at porbandar in gujarat, on october 2, 1869 his father was the dewan of the porbandar state his father was the dewan of the. Gandhiji's full name was mohandas karamchand gandhi he was born on october 2, 1869 in a town called poxbandar, gujarat he was the architect of india's freedom and one of the greatest men. Mahatma gandhi, byname of mohandas karamchand gandhi, (born october 2, 1869, porbandar, india—died january 30, 1948, delhi), indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became.
English barrister gandhi came from a poor family, and he had dropped out of the cheapest college he could afford in europe, romain rolland was the first to discuss gandhi in his 1924.