Mahatma Gandhi's non-violent activism allowed thousands of Indians from all walks of life to participate in the fight for independence. History Of Colonialism in India Prior to the colonial era in India, the country was a highly prosperous nation, divided into several kingdoms, ruled by powerful Hindu and Islamic dynasties.
Biography Early life and background Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi  was born on 2 October  into a Gujarati Hindu Modh Baniya family  in Porbandar also known as Sudamapuria coastal town on the Kathiawar Peninsula and then part of the small princely state of Porbandar in the Kathiawar Agency of the Indian Empire.
His father, Karamchand Uttamchand Gandhi —served as the diwan chief minister of Porbandar state. His first two wives died young, after each had given birth to a daughter, and his third marriage was childless. As a child, Gandhi was described by his sister Raliat as "restless as mercury, either playing or roaming about.
In his autobiography, he admits that they left an indelible impression on his mind. To keep two or three consecutive fasts was nothing to her. His family then rejoined him in Rajkot. There he studied the rudiments of arithmetic, history, the Gujarati language and geography. Mehtab was older in age, taller and encouraged the strictly vegetarian boy to eat meat to gain height.
The experience caused Mohandas mental anguish, and he abandoned the company of Mehtab. The two deaths anguished Gandhi. Harilalborn in ; Manilalborn in ; Ramdasborn in ; and Devdasborn in But he dropped out and returned to his family in Porbandar.
Gandhi wanted to go. To persuade his wife and mother, Gandhi made a vow in front of his mother that he would abstain from meat, alcohol and women. Putlibai gave Gandhi her permission and blessing. Upon arrival, he stayed with the local Modh Bania community while waiting for the ship travel arrangements.
Gandhi informed them of his promise to his mother and her blessings. The local chief disregarded it, and excommunicated him an outcast. But Gandhi ignored this, and on 4 September, he sailed from Bombay to London. His brother saw him off.
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.Mahatma Gandhi played the most vital role in the freedom struggle and achievement of Independence for India.
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Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address. Gandhi is a epic historical drama film based on the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United Kingdom's rule of the country during the 20th century.
The film, a British-Indian co-production, was written by John Briley and produced and directed by Richard Attenborough. In recorded human history women soldiers have been part of each and every campaign, performing variety of tasks such as ammunition carriers.
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 takes you through his life history, including his philosophy of Satyagraha, non-cooperation, assassination etc.
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