One of the greatest men in the history of India is unarguably Mahatma Gandhi. The way he gave shape and character to India 's freedom struggle is worthy of a standing ovation. He sacrificed his own life for the sake of his country. The respect that he earned for himself despite leading a simple lifestyle is much appreciable. Mahatma Gandhi played a pivotal role in the freedom struggle of India. Gandhi’s role was primarily that of a leader who identified himself with the Indian masses. He gradually emerged as a natural leader of the masses and took complete control of the movement against the imperialist force. Gandhi once said “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind”. His nonviolent ways and peaceful methods were the foundation for gaining independence from the British. Mahatma Gandhi was born Mohandas Karam Chand Gandhi on 2nd October at Porbandar located in Gujarat. He went off to South Africa after marriage and worked as barrister there for twenty years. In South Africa, he had
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