Mahatma Gandhi Biography  

Gandhi’s full name is Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi. He was born on October 2, 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat, an Indian state located in the western part of the country.

He was married at an early age of 13 and then he was sent to London to study law. Gandhi later came to South Africa to practice law and lived there with his wife and two children.

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Childhood: Gandhi mentioned in his autobiography that even as a child he had many questions about morals and ethics and they troubled his mind a lot. He felt very sorry for the poor and people who were treated as outcasts by the society. He read many religious books even as a child and drew great inspirations for his life from them.

Gandhi While Studying Law: Gandhi often mentioned in his biography that his life in South Africa was not easy. He was once not allowed to ride the first class compartment in the train and was made to travel in the luggage compartment by the British. Even in South Africa, Gandhi exhibited his leadership qualities by fighting for voting rights for Indians who were living there. His deeds were greatly spoken of and soon people in India learned about his greatness.

Struggle For Freedom: By the time Gandhi came to India people already had heard about this great leader and were looking forward to meet him. Gandhi joined Gopal Krishna Gokhale who was his political guru in his political career and was also leading the freedom struggle at that time. There were several leaders who were fighting for freedom but none like Gandhi. Gandhi started making result oriented reforms by opposing the British government through a non cooperative approach and strikes.

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