Mahatma Gandhi: Legend of Peace
My name is Archit Kumar. I am a 6th grade student at Holman Middle School located in Glen Allen, Virginia. I was born in Richmond, VA and am the youngest child in my family. Playing sports, singing classical music, and practicing the piano are my favorite hobbies. One day, I aspire to become an astronomical scientist.
The intention of creating this website is to inform readers about Mahatma Gandhi. I chose to describe about Mahatma Gandhi as he is a inspirational and a spiritual leader. The purpose of this website is also, to provide an insight about Mahatma Gandhi's life values, his fight against British rule, and the sacrifices he made towards mankind.
Childhood and Family Background
Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in the city of Porbandar, close to Bombay, India.Gandhi was an introvert by nature. For example, he did not interact much in the classroom or outside on the playground. He was silent, apprehensive, and humble tongued. After Gandhi finished college, he then studied law in London, England.
Mohandas’s father, Karamchand Gandhi had employed the high office of the Chief Minister of Porbandar. Karamchand was an exemplary administrator. Mahatma Gandhi’s most influential role-model in his life was his mother, Putlibai. She was a very adequate and proficient women.
Cause and Effect: Fighting against British Rule
Gandhi was hit by all the violence that was happening across India. Because of this, Gandhi thought about how he should advise the saythagraha principles around the country to millions of people. The saythagraha principle is a policy of passive political resistance. Gandhi also wanted to include Indian Muslims within his idea. The Indian Natal Congress agreed with his concept and helped support him. Also, Gandhi encouraged the boycotting of British goods.
In 1930, Gandhi led the Salt March from March to April. The Salt March was an act of disobedience to protest the British control over India.
Chronological Order: Mahatma Gandhi's Timeline
Great Britain takes control and independence from India on 1858. 11 years later, Mahatma Gandhi is born on October 2, 1869. Gandhi then moves to Natal, South Africa on 1897 where he spent 20 years trying to oppose discriminatory legislation against Indians. As the British ruled over India, Gandhi led a protest against them called the Salt March on 1930. On August 15 1947, India is freed from British rule. At the age of 78 on January 30, 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by a a Hindu fanatic named Nathuram Godse because, he attempted to stop the conflict between the Hindu and Muslims.
Gandhi is considered one of the most strongest leaders of the world!
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