Achievements of Mahatma Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi Accomplishments

Mahatma Gandhi didn’t hold any office. He neither cared for career nor accumulated wealth. Yet, his life is fascinating for many Indians. His achievements are a symbol of his untiring efforts and hard work. Millions of people in India and around the world are captivated by his life and his achievements. He was an inspiration for millions of Indians as he practiced what he preached. His great accomplishments are mentioned in the following page. He aimed at India’s freedom and Sarvodaya- upliftment of all. He also fasted and passionately worked for uplifting untouchables. Mahatma Gandhi’s accomplishments are mentioned in the following account.

Mahatma Gandhi Accomplishments


Gandhiji went to South Africa in 1893 as a barrister to practice. There he was thrown out of a train because he was not a ‘white’ person. Shook by this unjust encounter, he set on a non-violent movement based on satyagrah to expose the evils of racial discrimination (apartheid). His tireless efforts bore fruit and he succeeded in his mission to liberate people against apartheid.

Non-cooperation Movement

When he returned to India, he became determined to liberate the country and the countrymen from shackles of slavery. He instituted Non Co-operation Movement in 1920. It lasted for two years. The Indian National Congress supported it vehemently. The protestors refused to use British goods and started using every thing manufactured in India. Everything and every institution that was British was boycotted. This movement was marching towards success when in 1922, Gandhiji took it back as his followers indulged in non- violence and his doctrine was violated.

Civil Disobedience Movement

Mahatma Gandhi led the Civil Disobedience Movement in the year 1930. It proved to be a significant milestone in the annals of Indian Nationalism. With his followers he indulged in Dandi March and prepared salt and broke the salt law of the British. The...
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