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“Mahatma Gandhi” people known as ‘father of nation’. Mahatma Gandhi was born 2 October 1869 at in town of Porbandar in Gujarat. His education started in rajkot where his father served as the adviser or prime minister to the local ruler. Mahatma Gandhi’s full name was Mohandas Karam Chand Gandhi.

His father died before Gandhi could finish his education. when Gandhi was thirteen years old his parents arrangement married to kasturba Makhanji (Kasturbai). They had four sons Harilal Gandhi, Manilal Gandhi, Ramdas Gandhi and Devdas Gandhi.

Mahatma Gandhi was great and major political leader of India and Indian independence movement. When India was then under British rule over 500 kingdoms of India. In September, 1888 when his age 18, Gandhi went to University College London(Imperial capital) to train for a barrister. In December 1921 becoming the leader of the Indian National Congress Organization.

He made his own clothes dhoti and shawl, woven with a charkha and lived simplicity. His diet vegetarian and used rigorous fasts. Mahatama Gandhi believed in non-violence and truth which called Satyagraha.

In 1930 when British govt. increased tax on salt. Because Mahatma Gandhi believed in non-violence so start march to Dandi from March 21 to April 6, 1930, marching 400 kilometres (248 miles) from Ahmadabad to Dandi. Thousands of Indian people joined dandi yatra. Mahatma Gandhi was famous from his dandi ytra.

30 January, 1948 when Mahatma Gandhi was expired. when he was 78 years old. Mahatma Gandhi attracted to himself, Students, Teachers and every one interested in Gandhi. Gandhi is recognized as the “Father of the Nation” in India and his birthday October 2 is annually celebrated by indian people and its national holiday.

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