Gandhi 's Influence On India Essay

1138 Words Nov 22nd, 2015 5 Pages
As Mohandas Gandhi once said, “An eye for an eye only ends up making the world blind.” With that message of peace, Gandhi is portraying that violence will lead you nowhere. Throughout his lifetime he spread the word of “nonviolence” globally to people of all descent and is hoping it will be passed down to future generations. Mohandas Gandhi was an inspirational and motivational leader who left a long - standing impact on India, created powerful movements so that India would gain Independence, and has positively affected India itself and future leaders around the world. Gandhi’s early life was ironic from what you would expect. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869 in the northwest of India (Mohandas Gandhi). Gandhi came from a noble family. His father was part of the government and his mother spent her time at the temple. Gandhi and his family follow strict rules which include fasting on certain days, being vegetarianism, and nonviolence (Mohandas Gandhi). Gandhi married Kasturba at the age of 13. As a teenager, Gandhi was rebellious, he did the opposite of what his family values were which was eating meat and drinking (Mohandas Gandhi).Gandhi’s early life affected his education and interests.
Gandhi was not the perfect child in school neither in college. After he graduated from the University of Bombay with just a basic education. He then returned to India to study law. However, that turned out to be unsuccessful for him(“Mohandas” Britannica). Gandhi…

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