Gandhi 's Leader Of Indian Nationalism Essay

718 Words Mar 3rd, 2016 3 Pages
When people think of a role model they think of their Dad or Mom, but India thinks of Mohandas Gandhi. He was strong and determined to give his country the independence they deserved. Also, he’s the kind of man who would risk anything, to give India the freedom they deserved. Gandhi got is country freedom by using non-violence. “Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.” (Mohandas Gandhi) Mohandas Gandhi, who was the leader of Indian nationalism and who is known for one of the greatest national leaders in the twentieth century. Throughout Gandhi’s leadership in India his methods and philosophy of nonviolent confrontation not only led his own country to freedom, but also non-violence spread all around the world. Gandhi got a lot of his leadership skills, and also his non-violence from his mother who definitely had the biggest impact on Gandhi and how he worked hard for the independence for his country. Gandhi eventually led his country with his motivational movements like The Salt March, which wore down the British Government, and led to the independence of India. I think Gandhi was not only a great leader in India, but he set a good example to other countries on how situations can be handled without violence. The British rule over India began in 1858 the Indians were not happy. After living for two decades in South Africa, where he fought for civil…

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