Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's Life
The astonishing Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an exceptional and distinguished figure recognized to have positively changed the course of history itself. His various attempts to gain India’s right to be independent and his theory of non-violence and equality is still recognized and praised. His work goes down as one of India’s national treasures and is still loved by the people of this world.
‘’A man is but the product of his thoughts; what he thinks, he becomes’’
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born to a family of elite background on the 2nd of October 1869 in North west India in the state of Porbander. His dad worked for the government as the chief minister of the state, while his mother was a deeply pious woman who spent a lot of time doing religious activities. His family was wealthy but took no notice for money and focused on religion and behavior. Gandhi at the young age of 13, marries Kasturba, a local girl who was 14 of age. Gandhi described himself as a rebellious teenager who drank, womanized, smoked and to his parent’s greatest regret eating meat. Yet Gandhi was …show more content…
Mohandas Gandhi was killed on January 30, 1948 at the age of 78, by a Hindu extremist who thought Gandhi was weakening India to Pakistan. His teachings continue to inspire people all over the world – from Martin Luther King Jr. to Nelson Mandela. He proved to every living soul that they did not need to use violence to solve their problems and he influenced many other civil right leaders to follow the path of nonviolence. As of today, he is one of the most influential men to have walked on this earth and is remembered as the father of India due to his success of freeing India from the hands of the British. As a token of his work his birth date is one of the three national Indian holidays and is a day of remembrance and appreciation. Mohandas Gandhi will always be remembered as the savior of