Gandhi Jayanti: Face Value of Bapu and his fear among British Rule

Mahatma Gandhi fought for human rights in South Africa before taking part in India's freedom struggle. His struggle to liberate India from the clutches of the British later became an example for the whole world.

Yogita S.

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Published on 2 Oct 2020 4:23 AM GMT

Gandhi Jayanti: Face Value of Bapu and his fear among British Rule
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New Delhi: Although there are many people who have contributed to the freedom of the country from the British Rule.But the contribution of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, will be no less an exaggeration. Mahatma Gandhi did a unique experiment walking on the path of truth and non-violence and forced the British to kneel.

Bapu's fight for Human Rights in South Africa:

Mahatma Gandhi also fought for human rights in South Africa before taking part in India's freedom struggle. His struggle to liberate India from the clutches of the British later became an example for the whole world. This is the reason why Mahatma Gandhi was respected not only in India but also in other countries of the world.

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Face value and influencing skills of Mahatma Gandhi:

Although, after coming to India from South Africa, Mahatma Gandhi's entire life was spent in fighting against the British to get independence from India. Some of his movements made the British rule to think that how much power is there in this man wearing a Dhoti.

Mahatma Gandhi got full support of common people in these movements. This was the reason why the British Rule's tenon was shaken. It is interesting to know what were the major movements through which Mahatma Gandhi joined the people. The people of the whole country and through which he shook the British rule.

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Protest against British Rule in India:

Even before Mahatma Gandhi returned to India, many leaders in the country raised the flag of protest against the British. When Gandhiji returned to India in 1915, he felt a lot of trouble seeing the helplessness of the people of the country under the British Rule. The British were also very cruel to the farmers.

He first forced farmers to grow indigo and other cash crops on their fertile land and then sold the crops at a much cheaper price. Farmers already suffering from poverty due to bad weather and high taxes, got into trouble.

During this time, Gandhiji came to know about the pathetic condition of farmers in Champaran, Bihar. He decided to visit the district in April 1917. He adopted the view of the Civil Disobedience Movement, raising his voice in support of the farmers and started demonstrations against the British.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

Media Graduate, News Editor and PR Enthusiast.

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