Mahatma Ghandi: Legend

Life of Gandhi, 1869-1948 (44m : 15s)

CAUTION: some graphic scenes!

Mahatma Gandhi deservedly became one of the pivotal historical figures, if not the main figure, in India’s history of social and political struggle in the Twentieth Century.

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Mahatma Gandhi was born in 1869 and he died in 1948.

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Information:

A Biography
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948), also known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born in Porbandar in the present day state of Gujarat in India on October 2, 1869. He was raised in a very conservative family that had affiliations with the ruling family of Kathiawad. He was educated in law at University College, London. In 1891, after having been admitted to the British bar, Gandhi returned to India and attempted to establish a law practice in Bombay, without much success. Read full article >

Remembering Mahatma Gandhi
Media in India are remembering Mahatma Gandhi on his 66th death anniversary and feel his teachings should be practised instead of the “current craze” of naming public places after the leader. On Thursday, India is marking his death anniversary with leading dailies splashed with his messages of truth, religious harmony and non-violence. Read full article >

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