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Major Events In The Life Of Mahatma Gandhi

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Every human experiences some life-changing events during his life time. Often, it is only when we look back at our life do we realise that a particular event had changed the course of our life.

Mahatma Gandhi was no exception to this. From going to study law in England to moving to South Africa where he experienced racial discrimination to coming back to India to lead the freedom movement, the events that happened in Gandhiji's life weren't just life-changing, but also inspiring.

Our ClipBook reveals to you some important events in Gandhiji's life that not only changed the course of his life, but also the course of our country.

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1913 - Gandhiji’S Activism And Arrests In South Africa

Gandhiji’s activism took shape in South Africa, where he spent a long time working and witnessing the cruelties of the apartheid. The discrimination he experienced and witnessed motivated him to fight for equal rights for all...

1917 - Gandhiji Establishes Sabarmati Ashram

Gandhiji established his first ashram in India after his return from South Africa. The Sabarmati Ashram was Gandhiji's home for a long time and it was here that many important decisions of India's freedom struggle were taken...

1920 -1922 Noncooperation Movement

Gandhi led this movement to get the British Empire to allow India to become a self-ruling state. This was one of the first large and sucessfull movement that Gandhiji led. It happened after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre...

1921 - Gandhiji Is Given Exclusive Authority Over The Indian National Congress

Gandhiji used his position as a leader to reorganise the Congress party. He opened the membership to the common people and thus increased the number of people involved ...

1930 - Salt March

This was one of the most remarkable movement. It demonstrated the power Gandhiji’s leadership and ideas had. The idea behind the march was to boycott British products and deal a blow to the might of the British empire...

1942 - Quit India Movement

Gandhiji led this movement along with other prominent leaders of the Indian independence struggle. He tried get the British to voluntarily leave India. However, he and other leaders were arrested...

1947 - United Kingdom Passes The Indian Independence Act 1947

This was what Gandhiji had dedicated his life to. India finally became free from British rule. It took us almost a century to achieve our aim, but we finally achieved it...

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