Mahatma Gandhi Mohandas Gandhi, known as Mahatma Gandhi. Also known as Mahatma the great soul, was the "father of modern India". He originally came from Western India, a city called Porbandar. He was born on 2nd October 1869. Gandhi was on of the youngest of the three sons of Karamchand Gandhi, who was a Prime Minister successively in Porbandar, Rajkot and Vankaner States. Gandhi's mother was Putlibai, Karamchand Gandhi's fourth wife. In 1876 he attended a primary school in Rajkot until the twelfth year. Later on he was engaged to Kasturbai. In 1881 Gandhi want on to do further education in a high school (in Rajkot). Two years later in 1883 he marries Kasturbai. In 1887 Gandhi joins Samaldas…show more content…
He fasted until the rioters promised peace to him. A Hindu who had been angered by the Mahatma's efforts to settle Hindus and Muslims. Put his life to an end with three pistol shots. As the first bullet struck, Gandhi's foot, which was in motion, descend to the ground, but he remained standing. The second bullet struck; blood began to stain Gandhi's white clothes. Gandhi murmured. "Hey, Rama (Oh, God)." A third shot happened. The limp body settled to the ground. His spectacles dropped to the earth. The leather sandals slipped from his feet. Mahatma Gandhi's devoted his life mainly to help others, in Ahimsa, non-violence and Hindu - Muslim riots, he was largely inspired by the Gita- the Hindu holy book. Basically he believed everyone should have equal rights. His successes in life were when he studied law in England, got a job in South Africa, when he did the salt march, identified him self with the untouchables- which are India's poorest people. Gandhi was really concerned about the increasing divisions between the Hindu and Muslim's. He tried as much he could to prevent the partition between the Hindu and Muslim's. However the amount of success he had been trough this was very different and he did not achieve what he wanted. He was very disappointed about the separation between the Hindu and Muslim's. To prevent the

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