The Heroic Achievements of Mahatma Gandhi Essay

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"Nonviolence is not a garment to be put on and off at will. Its seat is in the heart, and it must be an inseparable part of our being"(Mahatma Gandhi). He is my hero, for the reason that he was an inspirational leader who impacted the world in several ways. Gandhi fought for India’s freedom which led to India’s Independence Day; he supported non-violence and was a marvelous speaker. Gandhi persistence from India, to reflect his heroism in India, for more than two hundred years of British rule, few people in India productively fought back against the British. All this changed by a small man with a big heart, Mahatma Gandhi stood up and said “Enough!” and became known as “Great Soul” of India. Gandhi was aiding some Indians in South …show more content…
Finally, the British government gave India its dream of independence in 1946. The fight for India’s freedom had been won without any type of weapons. Even though Gandhi was not the originator of the non-violence, he was the first one to apply it in the political field. In Gandhi’s autobiography The Story of My experiments with Truth, he quoted few sayings such as: “An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind” and “there are many causes that I am prepared to die for but no causes that I am prepared to kill for.”(The History, Mystery, and Diversity of India). Gandhi did not use any type of violence for The Dandi March, which was a march led by Gandhi for salt. He also, had a campaign for the non-violent protesters against the British. The protest he started, called Satyagraha which means truth-force. While this protest Gandhi was arrested many times and abused, but he still fought for his country. Even though he went through hard times, he did not think of violence once. Therefore, there is no violence involved for any reason. Mahatma Gandhi was a fabulous speaker; he gave speeches to several places. One of his speeches was called The Quit India on August 8, 1942. There were many people who asked him if he same was the same person as he was in 1920. He responded by saying I am still Gandhi, I have not changed in any way. He still believes in non-violence, Gandhi simply told the audience that

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