mahatma gandhi

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mahatma gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world.Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is widely recognized as one of the greatest political and spiritual leaders of the twentieth century. Honored in India as the Father of the Nation, pioneered and practiced the principle of Satyagraha: resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience nonviolent.While leading nationalcampaigns to reduce poverty, expand women's rights, build religious and ethnic harmony, and eliminate the injustices of the caste system, Gandhi supremely applied the principles of nonviolent civil disobedience to liberate India from foreign domination

mahatma gandhi

A HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER ...

THE GREAT DEFENDER OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS

GREAT FEATS

1906: the Transvaal government promulgated a law requiring all Indians to register. This caused a massive protest in Johannesburg where Gandhi first adopted platform called Satia-graja ('attachment or devotion to truth') consisting of a non-violent protest1918: appeared openly in front of the Indian nationalist movement. Introduced innovative methods of social struggle as the hunger strike, and its programs rejected armed struggle and preached ajimsa (non-violence) as a means to resist British rule1930: he starred in one of the protests of "non-violence" that would inspire even starred movements like years later by Martin Luther King. The Salt Satyagraha called 1931: he participated in the London Conference, which called for the independence of India.1939: World War II broke out when Nazi Germany invaded Poland. Initially, Gandhi had favored the policy of indifference and non-violence against the British, but the unilateral inclusion of India in the war, without consultation of the people'srepresentatives, offended other congressional leaders.1942: London sent as an intermediary to Richard Stafford Cripps to negotiate with the nationalists, but no satisfactory solution is found, these radicalized their positions


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