/ / Mahatma Gandhis Legacy Mahatma Gandhi proposed the acceptance and practice of truth, non-violence, vegetarianism, Brahmacharya (celibacy simplicity and faith in God. He urged people to show unity, non-violence and respect for human life. Role of Non-violence in Indian Freedom Struggle. Gandhi was arrested on 10th March 1922 and was tried for sedition. He went to England for his law study just after passing his matriculation examination. "Mapping the unknown marcher". He has been given another name by the Rabindranath Tagore as Martyr of the Nation since 1948. Gandhiji along with 78 selected followers/Styagrahis began his 241-mile (386 km) march from Sabarmati/Satyagraha Ashram, Ahmedabad to Dandi. In 1893, Dada Abdullah, a merchant who owned a shipping business in South Africa asked if he would be interested to serve as his cousins lawyer in South Africa. As announced, Gandhiji asked everyone to start civil disobedience against the British. Salt March or the Namak Satyagrah was the non-violence movement led by Mahatma Gandhi against the salt monopoly of the Britishers.
Gandhi later went on to reveal that the marriage didnt mean anything to him at that age and that he was happy and excited only about wearing new set of clothes. 14 Violation of the Salt Act was a criminal offence. Gandhi had agreed to support the British during their fight in World War. Quit India Movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi on 8th August 1942 which demanded the Britishers to quit India.
He was born in the Indian Hindu family on 2nd of October in 1869 in the Porbander, Gujarat. Mahatma Gandhi organized a non-violent protest against this practice and Britishers were forced to accept the demand of the farmers. Later he returned to India in as a lawyer in 1890. He instructed them to refrain from paying revenues no matter what. Purna Swaraj declaration of sovereignty and self-rule by the. John Court Curry, a British police officer stationed in India, wrote in his memoirs that he felt nausea every time he dealt with Congress demonstrations in 1930.