Mahatma Gandhi

The great soul

Mahatma Gandhi


Mahatma Gandhi also known as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the leader of the independence movement in India. Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2 1869 at Porbandar in Gujrat (north western) part of India. He practised law in Bombay and after he went to South Africa to complete his further study and faced the problem of discrimination and racism. Mahatma Gandhi was a leader who believed in Non – Violence. Mahatma was not a person who believed in theoretical actions rather than he was a reformer as well as an activist (Dalton & Dennis, 2012). Every movement he did was a Non – violent movement. Mahatma Gandhi led India to get independence and freedom. Mahatma Gandhi is also called as Mahatma because of the achievement he made as the leader for the freedom.

 Mahatma Gandhi in 1909 promised to devote his life for the freedom movement as well as for attaining Swaraj. The main concepts of Mahatma in the freedom was freedom and power and in terms of Mahatma they were Swaraj and Satyagraha.


Main Motive

Non - Voilence : also Known as (AHINSA)