The Leadership Of Mohandas Gandhi

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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 …show more content…
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 rights of Indians residing. Gandhi returned to his native country in 1915 and started working on is countries independence. Gandhi declared confrontation to the British salt …show more content…
The seventy-eight year old the one man who held everything for India together was shot down at 5:15 P.M. by an un-happy Hindu named Nathura Vinayak shot him three times from a pistol at a range of three feet. Gandhi’s death was very violent, and it came just months after the realization of his long goal the independence of India from Great Britain. He died twenty-five minuets after he was shot. His death left everyone in India stunned and India was very scared about how their newly independent nation would take without their leader. Unfortunately, he wasn’t able to take part in the celebration of India’s independence. Many people felt very lost without Gandhi, they didn’t have anyone to turn to when things got

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