"Role Of Mahatma Gandhi In Indian National Movement" Essays and Research Papers

  • Role Of Mahatma Gandhi In Indian National Movement

    At one lime Jawaharlal Nehru remarked that he doubled the clarity of the Mahatma and also his own association with him. Explaining this paradox Nehru writes thus: "Personality is as' indefinable tiling, a strange force that has power over the soul man and he possesses this in a remarkable measure..... He attracted people..... They did not agree with his philosophy of life or even with' many of his ideals... and we went with him although we did not accept his philosophy." What gave this enormous spell...

    India, Indian independence movement, Indian National Congress 1949  Words | 5  Pages

  • Role Mahatma Gandhi

    Analyse the role of Mahatma Gandhi in the freedom movement of India Jyoti The father of the Nation. Mahatma Gandhi was one of these great men who dedicated their whole life to theservice of the mankind. Like Buddha and Christ before him hetoo was born to carry the message of peace, truth and Non-violence to the strife turn world. He was born on October 2.1869 A.D. in a trading family of porbander, a small town in Kathiawara. His full name was Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi and his father was the...

    British Empire, British Raj, Indian independence movement 1469  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi

    Mahatma GandhiMohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Gujarati: મોહનદાસ કરમચંદ ગાંધી, pronounced [moːɦən̪d̪aːs kərəmʨən̪d̪ ɡaːn̪d̪ʱiː] ( listen); 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He pioneered satyagraha—resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience, a philosophy firmly founded upon ahimsa, or total nonviolence, which helped India to gain independence, and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom...

    Civil disobedience, Gujarat, Indian independence movement 1029  Words | 4  Pages

  • Indian National Movement

    Introduction Revolt Of 1857 Formation Of INC Extremists and Moderates Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Gandhian Era Non-Cooperation Movement Civil Disobedience Movement Quit India movement  Independence Sources Introduction The appointment in 1848 of Lord Dalhousie as Governor General of the East India Company set the stage for changes essential to a modern state. These included the consolidation and demarcation of sovereignty, the surveillance of the population, and the education of citizens...

    British Empire, British Raj, Indian independence movement 724  Words | 6  Pages

  • Indian Independence Movement and Gandhi

     Gandhi was an influential figure in our society. He taught many people about equal rights, honouring thy neighbour, and peace and tranquillity. Although at times his actions were deemed improbable and insane nevertheless, they were effective. Life of Mohatama Gandhi;his goals he accomplish for freedom for South Africa; and how Mohatama finally obtained freedom for India. Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi, was born in the present state of Gujarat on October 2, 1869. He was...

    British Empire, India, Indian independence movement 979  Words | 3  Pages

  • Indian Independence Movement and Indian National Congress

    November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics for much of the 20th century. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian independence movement under the tutelage ofMahatma Gandhi and ruled India from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in office in 1964. Nehru is considered to be the architect of the modern Indian nation-state: a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic. The son of Motilal...

    East India Company, India, Indian independence movement 1588  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi

    Mahatma Gandhi: Non-Violent Liberator, A Biography - Richard L. Deats and Mary Jegen The book is a well structured chronological assessment of Mohandas Gandhi's life from his childhood as an aspiring lawyer up to his untimely death that symbolizes nonviolent movements and peaceful deeds. The book summarizes Mahatma's life as follows. Gandhi founded several movements and groups in which he came up with a nonviolent resistance in one major movement, which he initiated to fight against a requirement...

    Ahimsa, Gujarat, Kasturba Gandhi 941  Words | 3  Pages

  • Essay on Mahatma Gandhi

    ESSAY ON MAHATMA GANDHI Mahatma Gandhi was born in the Porbandar city of Gujarat in october 2nd, 1869. His father name is Karamchand Gandhi, the diwan of Porbandar, and his wife, Putlibai. Since his mother was a Hindu of the Pranami Vaishnava order, Gandhi learned the tenets of non-injury to living beings, vegetarianism, fasting, mutual tolerance, etc, at a very tender age. Mohandas was married at the age of 13 to Kasturba Makhanji and had four sons. He passed the matriculation exam at Samaldas...

    Ahimsa, Gujarat, India 1657  Words | 5  Pages

  • mahatma gandhi

    Mohatma Gandhi is considered the father of the Indian independence movement. Gandhi spent 20 years in South Africa working to fight discrimination. It was there that he created his concept of satyagraha, a non-violent way of protesting against injustices. While in India, Gandhi's obvious virtue, simplistic lifestyle, and minimal dress endeared him to the people. He spent his remaining years working diligently to both remove British rule from India as well as to better the lives of India's poorest...

    Civil disobedience, India, Indian independence movement 982  Words | 3  Pages

  • mahatma gandhi a great warrior

    In 1915, Gandhi returned to India permanently. He brought an international reputation as a leading Indian nationalist, theorist and organiser. He joined the Indian National Congress and was introduced to Indian issues, politics and the Indian people primarily by Gopal Krishna Gokhale. Gokhale was a key leader of the Congress Party best known for his restraint and moderation, and his insistence on working inside the system. Gandhi took Gokhale's liberal approach based on British Whiggish traditions...

    British Raj, India, Indian independence movement 1663  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi

    Mahatma Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi was a believer of sorting out conflicts through peaceful means. Ahimsa wishes no harm to any living being, whether human or not. It included not only a lack of physical harm to one’s opponents, but also a lack of hatred or towards them. Ahimsa originated from ancient India, evidenced by scriptures, and is practiced in the religions Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Living in the period of time when India was being colonized and unjustly treated by the British,...

    Ahimsa, Civil disobedience, Gandhism 781  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi

     Mahatma Gandhi Introduction India is one of the most blessed regions that are closely associated with personalities that express an outstanding ability in what they do. Despite the fact that India is renowned for outstanding poverty levels, there is a positive dimension about it. There are very many enticing developments as well as discoveries that are accrued to Indian important men. It is thought that these among other great men are entirely involved in making India...

    Gujarat, India, Indian independence movement 1963  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gandhi

    GANDHI’S ROLE IN ENDING BRITISH RULE IN INDIA India was one of the most important British colonies in Asia. During the First World War (1914-1918), the British government promised the Indians that if they fought against the Germans in return would receive greater administrative autonomy. After the war, however, the promise was not fulfilled. Instead, the representatives of the British government began to violently repress all attempts at emancipation of India. The main Indian leader who...

    British Empire, British Raj, India 1168  Words | 3  Pages

  • Movements Led by Gandhi

    The term Indian independence movement encompasses a wide range of areas like political organizations, philosophies and movements which had the common aim to ending the company rule (East India Company), and then British imperial authority, in parts of South Asia. The independence movement saw various national and regional campaigns, agitations and efforts, some nonviolent and others not so. Movements led by Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapu (Father of Nation)...

    Civil disobedience, Gujarat, Indian independence movement 891  Words | 3  Pages

  • charismatic leadership style of mahatma gandhi

     G.D GOENKA WORLD INSTITUTE GMSI422: LEADERSHIPS IN ORGANISATIONS Report on Mahatma Gandhi in context with “ Halpert’s dimensions of Charisma.” Module Leader: SUBMITTED BY: Shefali Bajaj Priya Tyagi PGDBM-2 Roll no...

    Charismatic authority, Gujarat, India 2042  Words | 7  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi

    seem invincible, but in the end, they always fail. Think of it: always.” – Mohandas Gandhi. Aroused by the massacre of Amritsar in 1919, Gandhi put all his life’s effort into breaking free from the clutches of Great Britain. As the principal figure used his influential philosophy of non-violent confrontation, he inspired political activists with many persuasions throughout the whole world. Not only was Mohandas Gandhi a glorious diplomat, but also his effort to achieve liberty and equality for all...

    Ahimsa, Gujarat, Indian independence movement 1126  Words | 2  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi

    Literary Analysis Mahatma Gandhi and Nonviolent Resistance In this paper, I would like to examine the movie ‘’Ghandi”. Mohandas Gandhi was born in 1869 in India which was a colony of the British Empire. The life of young Mohandas centered on his mother, who taught him about the Hindu doctrine of ahisma, which is the refusal to do harm and the duty to do good. This belief was foundation for the bold and courageous acts that led to Gandhi’s fame as a proponent of nonviolence resistance...

    Ahimsa, Civil disobedience, Gujarat 840  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi Research Paper

    Mahatma Gandhi Aroused by the massacre of Amritsar in 1919, Gandhi devoted his life to gaining India’s independence from Great Britain. As the dominant figure used his persuasive philosophy of non-violent confrontation, he inspired political activists with many persuasions throughout the world (Andrews 23). Not only was Mahatma Gandhi a great peacemaker, but also his work to achieve freedom and equality for all people was greatly acknowledged. Gandhi’s unconventional style of leadership gained...

    Civil disobedience, India, Indian independence movement 1562  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi, an Exemplary Leader

    Mahatma Gandhi, An Exemplary Leader B.P Wilmington University, Delaware Class MGT-6503 Leadership Development and Change Management Professor – Sherry L. Read Author Note B.P, Department of Business Management, Wilmington University, Delaware Keywords: leadership, traits of leadership, emergent leader, credibility, honesty, integrity, visionary, follower-centric, transformational and charismatic, quality Profile Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, (born on October 2nd 1869 in Porbandar, India...

    Assassination of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Charismatic authority, Gujarat 1942  Words | 6  Pages

  • MAHATMA GANDHI NG INDIA

    MAHATMA GANDHI NG INDIA Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi ; 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the preeminent leader of Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahatma (Sanskrit: "high-souled", "venerable"[2])—applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa,[3]—is now used worldwide. He is also called Bapu (Gujarati: endearment for "father"...

    Civil disobedience, Gujarat, India 1585  Words | 5  Pages

  • Role of Gujarat in Freedom Struggle

    ROLE OF GUJARAT IN FREEDOM STRUGGLE Gujarat played a vital role in Indian freedom struggle. Many incidents such as Satyagraha were started in Gujarat. Many freedom fighters took part in Indian freedom struggle.They are as follows: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi) was born into a Hindu Modh family in Porbandar, Gujarat, India in 1869. He was the son of Karamchand Gandhi, the divan (Chief Minister) of Porbandar, and Putlibai, Karamchand fourth wife (his...

    Gandhians, Gujarat, Indian independence activists 705  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi

    Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand) "Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this ever walked upon this earth in flesh and blood". -Albert Einstein Throughout history most national heroes have been warriors, but Gandhi was a passive and peaceful preacher of morals, ethics, and beliefs. He was an outsider who ended British rule over India without striking a blow. Moreover, Gandhi...

    Civil disobedience, Indian independence movement, Leo Tolstoy 956  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gandhi's Civil Disobedience Movement

    Civil Disobedience Movement led by M K Gandhi, in the year 1930 was an important milestone in the history of Indian Nationalism. There are three distinct phases that mark the development of Indian Nationalism. In the first phase, the ideology of the moderates dominated the political scenario. This was followed by the prominence of the extremist ideologies. In the third phase of Indian Nationalism the most significant incident was the rise of MK Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi, to power as the...

    India, Indian independence movement, Indian National Congress 2235  Words | 6  Pages

  • Gandhi And Nehru

    India. The other duo was that of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru who were instrumental in laying the base of a modern Indian state and giving shape to ideas in the realm of education, culture and democracy.1 Gandhi founded the Satyagraha Ashram after returning from South Africa and successfully employed the principles of Satyagraha in uniting the peasants of Kheda and Champaran against the government. After this victory Gandhi was bestowed the title of Bapu and Mahatma and his fame spread far and...

    20th century, History of India, India 1228  Words | 5  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi

    truly exemplary leader derived his power from the conscious citizenry. The leader I am referring to is Mahatma Gandhi. Instrumental in the Indian Independence movement, Gandhi’s influence extended beyond the borders of India to the rest of the world. Gandhi’s philosophy of non-violence inspired millions, including the great American civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. A simple, pious man, Gandhi identified with and won the hearts of India’s most politically and economically marginalized people...

    Civil disobedience, India, Indian independence movement 1113  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi

    name of Mahatma Gandhi is not known. Do you know why Gandhiji became so famous? It was because he dedicated his whole life to the service of the motherland, and service of humanity. Today, I am going to tell you in brief, the story of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Nation, or Bapuji, as he is affectionately called. In the early days our country was made up of a large number of small Princely Kingdoms. Porbandar in Gujarat was one such Princely Kingdom. Gandhiji's father Karamchand Gandhi, popularly...

    British Empire, Gujarat, Indian independence movement 2929  Words | 7  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi Untouchabilty Movement

    RURAL SECTOR INDIAN IDENTITY AMUL, THE DAIRY CO-OPERATIVE MOVEMENT HISTORY The India District Co-operative Milk Producers' Union was registered on December 14, 1946 ,as a response to exploitation of marginal milk producers by traders or agents of existing dairies in the small town named Anand (in Kaira District of Gujarat).During that time, Polson dairy was well known butter brand in the country. Milk Producers had to travel long distances to deliver...

    Amul, Cooperative, Dairy 1361  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, and Nelson Mandela

    Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, and Nelson Mandela Non-violence is a concept that people participate in social and political change without violence. It is a form of social and political change between passive acceptances and armed struggle. Non-violence way to participate in the social and political change is including nonviolent civil disobedience against, acts of civil disobedience or other powerful influence uncooperative antagonistic form; it is similar with pacifism, but it is not...

    Civil disobedience, Martin Luther King, Jr., Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 1504  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gandhi

    Mohandas Gandhi: The Story of My Experiments the Truth Gandhi played a major role in the development of nonviolence and peaceful activities. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement. He had many followers, and taught many how to protest peacefully, instead of using violence and war. Gandhi is a role model for many people today and is one of the most famous of all nonviolent activists. Gandhi made a large impact on...

    Indian independence movement, Kasturba Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 1363  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Role Women Freedom in India

    Orissa Review Role of Women in India’s Struggle For Freedom Siddhartha Dash The entire history of the freedom movement is replete with the saga of bravery, sacrifice and political sagacity of hundreds and thousands of women of our country. Their participation in the struggle began as early as 1817 when Bhima Bai Holkar fought agaist the British Colonel Malcolm and defeated him in guerilla warfare. At a very critical time for our mother land when the British East India Company was fast expanding...

    India, Indian independence activists, Indian independence movement 1763  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gandhi

    Liberation TOPIC: India: Gandhi and the Nationalist Movement THESIS: How did Gandhi’s influence transform India; politically, economically and socially? INTRODUCTION This Internal Assessment is based on Decolonization and Liberation. It will focus on one man in particular, Mohandas Karamchan Gandhi and his contributions to India politically, economically and socially. He said “be the change you want to see”, and as such he was indeed the change that India needed. Gandhi was a selfless individual...

    Bengal, British Raj, Indian independence movement 2411  Words | 7  Pages

  • Struggle of Indian Women During Revolution

    Women in Indian Freedom Struggle Women in Indian Freedom Struggle have played a vital role with immense courage, confidence and patriotism. They were the iconic figures in Indian political arena. Role of Women in Independence Movement  Women in Indian freedom struggle have significantly contributed almost at par with their male counterparts in fighting the British yoke. The initiative, bravery, guts and headship that the women have showed in the freedom movements for the country’s...

    British Empire, British Raj, India 1308  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 in Porbandar, a coastal town which was then part of the Bombay Presidency, British India. He was born in his ancestral home, now known as Kirti Mandir. His father, Karamchand Gandhi was Hindu Modh Baniya (1822–1885), served as the divan minister) of Porbander state, a small princely salute state in the Kathiawar Agency of British India.His grandfather was Uttamchand Gandhi, also called Utta Gandhi. His mother, Putlibai, who was from a Pranami...

    British Raj, India, Indian independence movement 2456  Words | 7  Pages

  • Mohandas Gandhi

    Mohandas Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as mahatma Gandhi, was a Indian nationalist leader, who established his country's freedom through a nonviolent revolution. Gandhi became a leader in a difficult struggle, the Indian campaign for home rule. He believed and dedicated his life to demonstrating that both individuals and nations owe it to themselves to stay free, and to allow the same freedom to others. Gandhi was one of the gentlest of men, a devout and almost mystical Hindu...

    British Empire, India, Indian independence movement 1041  Words | 4  Pages

  • Gandhi Obituary

    Indian leader, Mohandas Gandhi died at the age of 78 on January 30, 1948 at 5:12 p.m. Mohandas Gandhi was known throughout the world for his nonviolent protests against both British rule and interreligious fighting. Gandhi was born in the town of Porbander, and received his schooling in Rajkot where his father was an advisor to the local ruler. Mohandas Gandhi married a girl named Kasturba. Both were thirteen years old at the time. At the age of 19, Gandhi decided to travel to England to receive...

    Gujarat, India, Indian independence movement 873  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi - Hinduism

    Mahatma Gandhi- Hinduism Hinduism is a worldwide religious belief based upon the knowledge of the Veda and the Vedic Indo-Iranian religion. It includes countless religious traditions that vary between practices. It also includes several different philosophies. Hinduism is the world’s oldest existing major religion. A believer, teacher and major idol in the Hindu faith is Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi was born Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on October 2nd, 1869 in Porbandar, India. Gandhi became...

    Ahimsa, Hinduism, Jainism 794  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi as a Mass Communicator

    more importance than the 'editorials', I believe it should be interesting to know how the Father of our Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, contributed to the fields of journalism and mass communication. An effective communicator, Gandhi was fearless and eloquent with his words. He reached out to millions of people and convinced them of his cause. According to Chalapathi Raju, an eminent editor, Gandhi was probably the greatest journalist of all time, and the weeklies he ran and edited were probably the greatest...

    Gujarat, India, Indian independence movement 1666  Words | 5  Pages

  • Nationalist Movements In India

    Nationalist Movements in India The Nationalist Movements in India were organized mass movements emphasizing and raising questions concerning the interests of the people of India.In most of these movements, people were themselves encouraged to take action. Due to several factors, these movements failed to win Independence for India. However, they did promote a sense of nationalism among the people of the country. The failure of these movements affected many people as they withdrew from Government...

    British Raj, Civil disobedience, Gujarat 1096  Words | 3  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi: Man of Peace

    Mohandas Gandhi, Whom most people know as Mahatma, meaning “Great Soul,” is one of the most prevalent images in the minds of those who think about great leaders, in the movement for human rights and non-violence. However, not much is known about his life as a child and his achievements in the early twentieth century. All the staging grounds in Gandhi’s stance towards non violence, human rights, and peace took place in the years leading up to the twentieth century and the...

    Ahimsa, Gujarat, Kasturba Gandhi 2230  Words | 6  Pages

  • Indian Independence Movement and India

    Independence Day, observed annually on 15 August, is a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from British rule on 15 August 1947. India attained freedom following an independence movement noted for largely nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience led by the Indian National Congress (INC).[1] Independence coincided with the partition of India, in which the British Indian Empire was divided along religious lines into the Dominions of India and Pakistan; the partition...

    British Empire, British Raj, Delhi 3416  Words | 7  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi Apostle of Peace

    and lowered its flag when he died.'' These are the words written by the late Pandrangi Rajeswara Rao in his book, "Profiles in Patriotism'' epitomising the personality of a great Indian who changed the course of the nation's history and simply signed M.K. Gandhi. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, venerated as Mahatma Gandhi, was born in Porbandar, a coastal town, near Rajkot in the Saurashtra region (Gujarat), on October 2, 1869. Formal education over, Gandhiji went to England for further studies and...

    Ahimsa, Gujarat, Indian independence movement 1256  Words | 3  Pages

  • Speech by Nathuram Godse in the Court (Assassinated Mahatma Gandhi)

    JANUARY 30th, 1949 - The Mahatma was assassinated by a man called Naturam Godse. After he shot him, instead of running away, he stood his ground and surrounded. He said, "No one should think that Gandhi was killed by a madman" One of the best speeches of All time, which is compared to Socrates's speech in his trial. The Judge was astonished by his speech and commented that if India had followed the Jury system of giving judgments, Godse would have been adjudicated as "Not Guilty" by the Jury,...

    Hindi, Hindu, India 2414  Words | 7  Pages

  • Indira Gandhi

    ------------------------------------------------- ETHICS & VALUES ------------------------------------------------- ASSIGNMENT-1 on ------------------------------------------------- Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- Submitted to: Submitted by: ------------------------------------------------- ...

    Allahabad, Gulzarilal Nanda, India 1602  Words | 6  Pages

  • Essay of Mahatma Gandhi

    Karamchand Gandhi was a great freedom fighter. He was born in the town of Porbander in Gujarat on 2 October 1869. He had done his schooling in nearby Rajkot. At that time, India was under British. His father died before Gandhi could finish his schooling. At the young age of thirteen, he was married to Kasturba who was even younger. In 1888, Gandhi set sail for England, where he had decided to pursue a degree in law. After one year of a none too successful law practice, Gandhi decided to accept...

    Ahimsa, Gujarat, Indian independence movement 706  Words | 3  Pages

  • Gandhi by Arnold David Book Review

    South Asia Gandhi: A Saint Not Without Stains, A Critical review of David Arnold’s Gandhi. Arnold, David. Gandhi: Profiles in Power. Harlow, England: Longman, 2001. Gandhi, by David Arnold is a well-written book covering the different aspects of Gandhi’s life in a rather neutral and at the same time critical manner. The author gives the reader an understanding of the actions of Gandhi, his impact, and how the events of his time and upbringing influenced him. Arnold does...

    British Raj, Gujarat, History of India 1218  Words | 4  Pages

  • effect of gandhi on indian culture

    Analysis of Effect of Gandhi on Indian culture India has both a rich cultural history spanning multiple millenniums, and is the 2nd most populated country on earth with a population of 1,155 million (C1), trailing China’s population of 1,331 million but leading the 3rd most populated country on earth by a whopping 275% — the United States, which has 308 million people. However, many people in India are very poor and under-nourished, lacking proper food, water, shelter, infrastructure, education...

    British Raj, India, Indian independence movement 1420  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi

    The Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi Mohandas K. Gandhi, born in 1869 to wealthy parents, became a well known Hindu intellectual who led the Indian people in a boycott against British rule and a movement for independence. The harsh oppression of the British Colonial rulers in India and the strained relationship between Hindus and Moslems would have led to uprisings, riots, and even wars if not for the philosophy and guidance of Gandhi (Bulliet, 680). Known as “Mahatma,” or “great soul,” to his followers...

    British Empire, Gujarat, Indian independence movement 1431  Words | 4  Pages

  • Role of Women in Indian's Struggle for Freedom

    Role of Women in India’s Struggle for Freedom Introduction The history of Indian Freedom Struggle would be incomplete without mentioning the contributions of women. The sacrifice made by the women of India will occupy the foremost place. They fought with true spirit and undaunted courage and faced various tortures, exploitations and hardships to earn us freedom. When most of the men freedom fighters were in prison the women came forward and took charge of the struggle. The list of great women...

    British Empire, British Raj, India 2148  Words | 7  Pages

  • National Integration

    National Integration Indian civilization has survived-through the ages despite temporary setbacks. Since the earliest times, Indian civilization has marched with common objectives of culture and society. In early days, great emperors like Ashoka unified the country and its civilization and knit ft round a common culture from one end of the country to the other. During and after the Hindu period and later by the spread of Buddhism in whole of Asia, Indian culture and civilization got a further...

    British Raj, Hindu, History of India 865  Words | 3  Pages

  • Quit India Movement

    Quit India Movement From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Quit india movement) Jump to: navigation, search The Quit India Movement (Hindi: ???? ????? ??????? Bharat Chodo Andolan), or the August Movement (August Kranti) was a civil disobedience movement launched in India in August 1942 in response to Mohandas Gandhi's call for immediate independence. The All-India Congress Committee proclaimed a mass protest demanding what Gandhi called "an orderly British...

    British Raj, India, Indian independence movement 2041  Words | 7  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi - Father of Modern India

    Mohandas Gandhi – Father of Modern India – Sky W. During the late 1800’s, India was yet again being taken over by another conquering nation (Britain). The British were not the first to do this, but followed in the footsteps of the Greek and Persian invasions of the 5th Century BC. Though the control factor remained the same, the way the British went about doing it – gradual and subtle – was not the same method the Persians or the Greeks used of an immediate and simple takeover. If India were...

    British Raj, Civil disobedience, East India Company 1745  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gandhi National Movement

    Mahatma Gandhi was the fore front eminent political and ideological leader during the Indian independence movement.  He pioneered satyagraha, resistance to tyranny through mass civil resistance. His philosophy was firmly founded upon truth and ahimsa (nonviolence).  His philosophy and leadership helped India gain independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.  Gandhi first employed civil disobedience while working as an expatriate lawyer in South Africa. He fought...

    Civil disobedience, Indian independence movement, Jawaharlal Nehru 690  Words | 2  Pages

  • Comparative Study Between Waiting for Mahatma and Kanthapura

    THE IMAGES OF ‘GANDHI’ IN KANTHAPURA AND WAITING FOR THE MAHATMA Name :- Purbita Bhattacharya M.A. 1ST SEMESTER ROLL :- ME 110042 PAPER – 2 SUPERVISED BY :- PROF. CHANDRANATH ADHIKARY The novel WAITING FOR THE MAHATMA deals with the story of a young man named Sriram whose life revolves round the influence of Mahatma on him during the years of Indian Freedom Struggle. In his age of twenty he meets a girl named Bharati, an ardent Gandhi follower and was...

    Ahimsa, Bhagat Singh, Gujarat 1405  Words | 4  Pages

  • Mahatma Gandhi and Indian Cinema

    Mahatma Gandhi was a multi-faceted man, one whose writings spanned every subject under the sun, including: agriculture, education, science, sanitation, economics, literature, industry, women, children, health, family planning, religion, and, of course, politics. Many were surprised to learn of his prolific writing, and were astounded to hear that he had probably written more than anyone else in history (his collected works run to over 100 volumes, several hundred pages each). Mahatma Gandhi was...

    Bollywood, Cinema of India, Film 5413  Words | 15  Pages

  • Essay on Gandhi Film

    Ysavela Corral 06/25/13 PoliSci01/Crain Final Paper Mahatma Gandhi The film I decided to watch was the film on the activist/lawyer Gandhi. He was most known for his non-violent ways of getting his point across when the United Kingdom’s takeover of his home country India. Gandhi first emerged this protest when he was on a bus and he was forced to move to the back of the bus because he was an Indian man. This is when Gandhi first entered into the activist world and began to merge his country...

    British Empire, British Raj, India 1047  Words | 3  Pages

  • Indian Independence and WW2

    World War 2 and Indian Independence The British rule in India during the 19th and 20th century was often described as one of ignorance, and forcefulness. Through the years 1857-1947, Indians had little to no say in any government matters, the new trade industries being set up as a result of the British accumulating a lot of capital due to the industrial revolution, and many new practices including child marriage, and a rigid caste system became more prevalent (Impact of the British Rule on India...

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  • Gandhi Film Review

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