Mahatma Gandhi's Life: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi is still remembered today due to his beliefs and virtues. His main values were non-violence, truth, love and brotherhood. Due to his values, India was freed from British control. This is also the reason why Indians call him the father of their nation. Gandhi’s full name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Born on 2 October 1869 in a small town named Porbandar in the province of Gujarat. His father was an officer in charge of Gujarat. He too was involved in the Independence movement. His mom was also seen as an influential person in the community. It is said that freedom and leadership ran in their blood. Born into a privileged family, he was lucky enough to receive a good education, however he proved to be a mediocre student. Being the youngest in the Hindu family, he was married at the age of 13 in a typical arranged marriage, to a local 13 year girl named, Kasturba. This relationship is not quite famous because Gandhi didn’t spend quite a lot of time with his wife. For higher education he entered Samaldas College, at the University of Bombay. When he was at college he had four sons. This shows us how the community was kind of sexist back then in India. Later in September 1888 he was offered a chance for further studies in the University of London. He was quite pleased and accepted the offer happily because he was unhappy with his work in Bombay. Gandhi might have been a middling student but he was very disciplined and obedient to his father. This was

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