On 13 Aprilpeople including women with children gathered in an Amritsar park, and a British officer named Reginald Dyer surrounded them and ordered his troops to fire on them. It initially led to a strong Muslim support for Gandhi. Gandhi also clashed with others in the Indian independence movement such as Subhas Chandra Bose who advocated direct action to overthrow the British.
He was imprisoned by the British 4 times as a political prisoner. Before this initiative of Gandhi, communal disputes and religious riots between Hindus and Muslims were common in British India, such as the riots of — The two deaths anguished Gandhi. At the beginning of the Second World War Gandhi declared that India could not be a party to this war, unless it has independence.
As he had to suddenly switch from his native language— Gujarati —to English, he found it rather difficult to follow the lectures. There are several major roads in most of the larger metropolitan cities in India named in his honour, as M.
He emphasised the use of non-violence to the British and towards each other, even if the other side uses violence. After 5 days, the leaders agreed to stop killing. These ideas are evidenced in his pamphlets from the s, in South Africa, where too he was popular among the Indian indentured workers.
If we want to learn the use of arms with the greatest possible despatch, it is our duty to enlist ourselves in the army.
At that time Gandhi corresponded with Leo Tolstoy and expressed his admiration of the Tolstoyan principles of non-violence. Later that year, Britain granted India its independence but split the country into two dominions: Communities across India announced plans to gather in greater numbers to protest.
On 9 April, Gandhi was arrested.
He helped found the Natal Indian Congress in  and through this organisation, he moulded the Indian community of South Africa into a unified political force.
This is in contrast to independence leaders such as Aurobindo Ghosewho argued that Indian independence was not about whether India would offer better or worse government, but that it was the right for India to have self-government.
In jail Gandhi was on a hunger strike in solidarity with the famine stricken farmers. He was decorated by the British for his efforts during the Boer War and Zulu rebellion.
Champaran Satyagraha Gandhi inat the time of the Kheda and Champaran Satyagrahas Gandhi's first major achievement came in with the Champaran agitation in Bihar. The Act allowed the British government to treat civil disobedience participants as criminals and gave it the legal basis to arrest anyone for "preventive indefinite detention, incarceration without judicial review or any need for a trial".
Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. On several occasions, he used religious practices and fasting as part of his political approach.
Jainism, Islam, Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism and incorporated them into his own philosophy.Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) was born on October 2,into a Hindu Modh family in Porbanadar, Gujarat, India.
His father, named Karamchand Gandhi, was the Chief Minister (diwan) of the city of Porbanadar. Was Mahatma Gandhi a Hero? Influenced others; Never gave in; Influenced many people in his time; Still influence people today; People all around the world know about him; Wanted to bring the world to peace; Just wanted the world to stop fighting and using violence; Things you might not know about Mahatma Gandhi Gandhi was actually shot.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who was also known as Mahatma, "Great Soul" Gandhi, was a hero, as well as a political and spiritual leader of India. He was of the Hindu faith, of which I am too.
Mohandas brought India to independence by using non-violent resistance. Watch video · Mahatma Gandhi’s father, Karamchand Gandhi, served as a chief minister in Porbandar and other states in western India. His mother, Putlibai, was a deeply religious woman who fasted regularly. At the age of 13, Mahatma Gandhi wed Kasturba Makanji, a merchant’s daughter, in an arranged marriage.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born to a Hindu family on 2 Octoberin Porbandar, Gujarat, India. He was the last child of Karamchand Gandhi, his father and his father's fourth wife Putlibai.Download