Mahatma Gandhi

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Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma, Father of the Nation and Bapu

Real Name:
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi



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Mahatma Gandhi is an Politician, Lawyer, Peace Activist, Philosopher.

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Article Type: Biography
Category: Politician, Lawyer, Peace Activist, Philosopher

NameMahatma Gandhi
Real NameMohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Pet / Nick NameMahatma, Father of the Nation and Bapu
ProfessionPolitician, Lawyer, Peace Activist, Philosopher
OriginPorbandar, Gujarat

Age, Dob, Birthplace, zodiac, star sign

Mahatma Gandhi Age (Current) 1 years, 0 month, 10 days
Date Of Birth (DOB)10/02/1869 (M/D/Y) (M/D/Y)
BirthplacePorbandar State, Kathiawar Agency, British Indian Empire (now in Gujarat, India)
Zodiac SignLIBRA
Star Sign (Nakshatra)Not Sure

Death Details

Alive Or DeadDead
Date Of Death (DOD)— (M/D/Y)
After Death TimelineNot Applicable


1 years, 0 month, 10 days, 7 hours, 1 minutes, 22 seconds.
375 Total days.
- On July 1, 2022


Relationship Status: Not Known
Marital Status: Not Sure

Girlfriend/Boyfriend(s) :

Not Officially announced Yet

Spouse (Wife or Husban:

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Kids: Don’t Know

Father: Yet To Update
Mother: Yet To Update
Sister(s): Not Known
Brother(s): Not Known

Father, Mother, Family Details

FatherKaramchand Gandhi, Dewan (chief minister) of Porbandar state
MotherPutlibai Gandhi (Homemaker)
No. Of. Brothers2
No. Of. Sisters1
Brother(s)Laxmidas Karamchand Gandhi, Karsandas Gandhi
Sister(s)Raliatbehn Gandhi

Father – Karamchand Gandhi, Dewan (chief minister) of Porbandar state

Mother – Putlibai Gandhi (Homemaker)

Brothers – Laxmidas Karamchand Gandhi, Karsandas Gandhi

Gandhi (right) and Laxmidas (left)

Sister – Raliatbehn Gandhi

Wife – Kasturba Gandhi

Relationship, Affair, Wife-Husband, Girlfriends-Boyfriends

Mahatma Gandhi Relationship StatusEngaged
Interested InNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Marital TypeNot Sure
SpouseWife – Kasturba Gandhi

Affairs / Girlfriends – Not Known

Wedding Details

Mahatma Gandhi’s Wedding Date
Together Timeline– Not Applicable
Divorce Date
Separated Timeline– Not Applicable

Son-Daughter, Children Details

No.Of. Male Kids4
No.Of. Female Kids0

Kids Details

Sons :

  • Harilal

  • Manilal
  • Ramdas
  • Devdas

Daughters – N/A

Caste, Religion, Community, Mother Tongue, Languages Known

Mahatma Gandhi’s CasteFather – Not Known
Mother – Same As Fathers
CommunityNot Known
Mother TongueNot Revealed Yet
Languages KnownEnglish, Hindi

Address, Native, Hometown, Current City

Native / OriginPorbandar, Gujarat
Home TownPorbandar, Gujarat
Mahatma Gandhi’s Current CityPorbandar, Gujarat
AddressNot Known

Education, Qualification

SchoolA Local School in Rajkot Alfred High School, Rajkot A High School in Ahmedabad
CollegeSamaldas College, Bhavnagar State (now, District Bhavnagar, Gujarat), India Inner Temple, London UCL Faculty of Laws, University College London
Mahatma Gandhi’s QualificationBarrister-at-law
Other Education NotesNot Known

Personal Details:

DOB (m/d/y):
June 21, 2021
Porbandar State, Kathiawar Agency, British Indian Empire (now in Gujarat, India)
Porbandar, Gujarat
Mother Tongue:
Not Revealed Yet
Languages Known:
English, Hindi
Birth Star:
Star Unknown
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No Hobbies Revealed Yet


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Educational Details:

Under Graduate
School: A Local School in Rajkot Alfred High School, Rajkot A High School in Ahmedabad
College: Samaldas College, Bhavnagar State (now, District Bhavnagar, Gujarat), India Inner Temple, London UCL Faculty of Laws, University College London

Physical Traits & Appearance:

Mahatma Gandhi Height In Feet:
5 feet 9 inches / 175 Centimeters
68 Kg (Approx.)
Body Measurements:

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Body Type:
Un Sure
Skin Tone:
Hair Color:
Dark Brown
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Personality, Physical Appearance

Body, Height, Weight

Body TypeSlim
Body MeasurementsNot Known
Zero SizeN/A
Height5″ Feet 9″ Inches
Weight68 Kilograms

Face Properties

Face ShapeOval
Eye ColourBlack Eyes
Nose TypeSharp
Hair ColourBlack.
Hair LengthMedium Length
Dimple StatusNo
BeardClean Shaved


CharacterGood Human
PositiveKind, Loyalty
NegativeNot Known


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Does Smoke?
Not Sure
Drinks Alcohol?
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Does Mahatma Gandhi, Consume Alcohol?Not Sure Yet
Does Mahatma Gandhi, Smoke Cigarettes?Yes
Will Drive?Yes
Is Mahatma Gandhi, Swims?Not Sure Yet
Is Mahatma Gandhi, Yoga Practitioner?Not Sure Yet
Does Gym?Not Sure Yet
Is Mahatma Gandhi, a Jogger?Not Sure Yet
Eating Habit?Vegetarian

Hobbies, Interests

Mahatma Gandhi’s HobbiesListening to Music
MusicNot Known, loves all forms of music
SportsNot Known

  • He was conceived as Mohandas Gandhi to a Hindu Modh Baniya family in Porbandar (otherwise called Sudamapuri).
  • In spite of the fact that his dad, Karamchand Gandhi, just had a basic training. He demonstrated to be a fit Chief Minister of Porbandar State. Beforehand, Karamchand was posted as an agent in the state organization.
  • During his residency as the Chief Minister of Porbandar, Karamchand wedded multiple times (first 2 spouses passed on youthful after each had brought forth a girl). Karamchand’s third marriage was childless. In 1857, Karamchand had his fourth marriage with Putlibai (1841-1891).
  • His mom, Putlibai, was from a Pranami Vaishnava group of Junagadh.
  • Previously, Mohandas (Mahatma Gandhi) was conceived; Karamchand and Putlibai had 3 kids a child, Laxmidas (1860-1914), a girl, Raliatbehn (1862 – 1960) and another child, Karsandas (1866-1913).
  • On 2 October 1869, in a dull, austere room, Putlibai brought forth her last tyke, Mohandas, in Porbandar.
  • Gandhiji’s sister, Raliatben, portrayed him as eager as mercury, either playing or meandering around. One of his preferred distractions was contorting canines’ ears.’
  • The exemplary Indian accounts of ruler Harishchandra and Shravana greatly affected Gandhiji’s adolescence. In a meeting, he stated, It frequented me, and I more likely than not acted Harishchandra to myself times without number.’ We can follow Gandhiji’s initial experience with truth, love, and penance to these accounts.
  • Mahatma Gandhi’s mom was an incredibly devout woman, and he was profoundly affected by her. She could never take dinners without day by day petitions. To keep 2 or 3 sequential fasts was typical to her. Maybe, it was his mom who enlivened Gandhiji to keep long fasts in his later years.
  • In 1874, his dad, Karamchand, left Porbandar and turned into an advocate at Rajkot to its ruler; Thakur Sahib.
  • At 9 years old, he entered a nearby school close to his home in Rajkot.
  • When he was 11, he joined a secondary school in Rajkot. There he was a normal understudy and was exceptionally timid.
Mahatma Gandhi In His Childhood
  • While at High School, he met a Muslim companion named Sheik Mehtab. Mehtab urged him to eat meat to pick up tallness. Mehtab likewise took him to a whorehouse one day. The experience was very aggravating for Mohandas, and he left the organization of Mehtab.
  • In May 1883, at 13 years old, Mohandas wedded 14-years of age Kasturbai Makhanji Kapadia (abbreviated to Kasturba’, and lovingly to Ba’). Reviewing the day of their marriage, Mahatma Gandhi once stated, As we didn’t think a lot about marriage, for us it implied just wearing new garments, eating desserts and playing with relatives.’ He additionally portrayed with lament the lascivious emotions he had for his young lady of the hour.
  • In 1885, his dad kicked the bucket, around then Mahatma Gandhi was 16-years of age. That year, he likewise had his first kid, who made due for just a couple of days. Afterward, the couple had 4 additional youngsters, all children: Harilal (b. 1888), Manilal (b. 1892), Ramdas (1897), and Devdas (1900).
  • In November 1887, at 18 years old, he moved on from secondary school in Ahmedabad.
  • In January 1888, the youthful Gandhi selected at Samaldas College in Bhavnagar State. In any case, he dropped out and came back to Porbandar.
Young Mahatma Gandhi
  • On 10 August 1888, on the exhortation of Mavji Dave Joshiji (a Brahmin minister and family companion), Mohandas left Porbandar for Bombay with a mean to seek after Law Studies in London. Individuals cautioned him that England would entice him eating meat and drinking liquor. To this, Gandhi made a pledge before his mom that he would swear off liquor, meat, and ladies.
  • On 4 September 1888, he cruised off Bombay to London.
  • With the aim of turning into an advodate, he enlisted at the Inner Temple in London and concentrated there Law and Jurisprudence. His youth timidity proceeded in London too. Notwithstanding, he began receiving ‘English Customs’, like English-talking, taking move classes, and so on.
  • While in London, he joined ‘Vegetarian Society’ and was chosen for its Executive Committee. A large portion of the veggie lovers he met there were individuals from Theosophical Society (set up in New York City in 1875). They urged Mohandas Gandhi to join the Theosophical Society.
Mahatma Gandhi (Seated Extreme Right) With The Members of Vegetarian Society
  • On 12 January 1891, he passed the Law Examination.
  • In June 1891, at 22 years old, he was called to the British Bar and joined up with the High Court. That year he came back to India where he found that his mom had kicked the bucket while he was in London.
Mahatma Gandhi in London
  • In India, he was acquainted with Raychandbhai (Whom Gandhiji viewed as his Guru).
  • He began specializing in legal matters in Bombay. Nonetheless, it flopped as he needed mental strategies to interrogate observers. At that point, he came back to Rajkot, where he began an unassuming living by drafting petitions for prosecutors. Be that as it may, after a fight with a British Officer, he was compelled to stop his work.
  • In 1893, a Muslim shipper named Dada Abdullah met Mohandas Gandhi. Abdullah had an enormous transportation business in South Africa, and Abdullah’s removed cousin, who lived in Johannesburg, required a legal counselor. Abdullah offered £105 in addition to make a trip costs to him, which he joyfully acknowledged.
  • In April 1893, at 23 years old, he set sail for South Africa (where he would go through 21 years; building up his political perspectives, morals, and legislative issues).
  • In June 1893, At Pietermaritzburg station, Mohandas Gandhi was requested to go into the van compartment of the train despite the fact that he held a first class ticket. On his refusal, he was coercively launched out, his packs pitched out after him. He was left to shudder at the stage throughout the night.
Mahatma Gandhi Pietermaritzburg Station
  • In May 1894, the Abdullah case that had carried him to South Africa was finished up.
  • Stupefied with the segregations looked by the Indians in South Africa, on May 1894, he proposed an association to watch the enthusiasm of Indians, and on 22 August 1894, it at last brought about the establishment of Natal Indian Congress to battle shading partiality.
Mahatma Gandhi With the Founders of Natal Indian Congress
  • In October 1899, after the break of Boer War, Mohandas Gandhi joined Ambulance Corps. To help British battle troops against the Boers, he raised 1100 Indian Volunteers. For this Gandhi and 37 different Indians got the Queen’s South Africa Medal.
Mahatma Gandhi Ambulance Corps
  • On 11 September 1906, just because, he received Satyagraha’ (a peaceful challenge) against the Transvaal Government, which had authorized another law convincing enlistment of the states of Indian and Chinese populaces.
  • Mahatma Gandhi was propelled by the possibility of Satyagraha by a letter written to Tarak Nath Das by the Russian radical Leo Tolstoy. He returned the plan to India in 1915.
Mahatma Gandhi And Leo Tolstoy
  • Somewhere in the range of 13 and 22 November 1909, he composed Hind Swaraj’ in Gujarati on board S.S.Kildonan Castle while in transit to South Africa from London.
Mahatma Gandhi Book Hind Swaraj
  • In 1910, he built up the Tolstoy Farm’ close Johannesburg (an optimistic network).
Mahatma Gandhi Tolstoy Farm
  • On 9 January 1915, he came back to India. Since 2003, the day is praised as Pravasi Bhartiya Divas’ in India.
  • While in India, Mahatma Gandhi joined the Indian National Congress. It was Gopal Krishna Gokhale who acquainted him with Indian issues, governmental issues, and the Indian individuals.
Mahatma Gandhi With Gopal Krishna Gokhale
  • In May 1915, he established Satyagraha Ashram at Kochrab in Ahmedabad.
Mahatma Gandhi Satyagraha Ashram at Kochrab
  • In April 1917, being convinced by a neighborhood cash loan specialist in Champaran named Raj Kumar Shukla, Mahatma Gandhi visited Champaran to address the issue of Indigo ranchers. It was Mahatma Gandhi’s first challenge against the British abominations in India.

  • In 1918, alongside Vallabhbhai Patel, he partook in Kheda Movement requesting alleviation from assessments as the Kheda was hit by floods and starvation.
  • On 8 October 1919, the first issue of ‘Youthful India’ was discharged under Gandhiji’s Editorship.
Young India First Issue Under the Editorship of Mahatma Gandhi
  • In 1919, after the finish of the First World War, Mahatma Gandhi upheld the Ottoman Empire and looked for political participation from Muslims in his battle against the British Imperialism.
  • During 1920-1921, he drove the Khilafat and non-Co-task Movements.
  • After the Chauri-Chaura episode in February 1922, he pulled back the Non-Co-task Movement.
  • On 10 March 1922, he was captured and sent to Yervada Jail and stayed in prison until March 1924.
A News About Mahatma Gandhi in Yarwada Jail
  • On 17 September 1924, he began 21 days quick for Hindu-Muslim solidarity.
Mahatma Gandhi 21-Day Fast
  • In December 1924, he managed the Congress Session at Belgaum, for the solitary time.
Mahatma Gandhi Presiding Belgaum Congress Session
  • In December 1929, Gandhiji’s goals on Complete Independence’ was received at the open session of Lahore Congress.
Mahatma Gandhi At the Lahore Session
  • On 12 March 1930, he began his renowned Dandi March (388 kilometers from Ahmedabad to Dandi) to overstep the Salt Law.
  • In 1930, Time magazine named Mahatma Gandhi, the ‘Man of the Year.’
Mahatma Gandhi Time Magazine
  • Winston Churchill (the then British Prime Minister) was a staunch pundit of Mahatma Gandhi. He named him a tyrant, a ‘Hindu Mussolini.’
  • On 28 October 1934, he proclaimed his aim to resign from Congress.
  • In 1936, Mahatma Gandhi established Sevagram Ashram at Wardha.
  • On 15 January 1942, he proclaimed, ‘My political successor is Jawaharlal.’
Mahatma Gandhi With Jawaharlal Nehru
  • On 8 March 1942, Addressed All India Congress Committee of Bombay and conveyed his renowned Quit India Speech and encouraged Indians to ‘Karo Ya Maro’ (Do or kick the bucket).
  • On 22 February 1944, his better half, Kasturba Gandhi kicked the bucket. A saree woven from yarn spun by Gandhiji was folded over her body.
Kasturba Gandhi Death
  • In 1948, Mahatma Gandhi restricted the segment of India along religious lines.
  • On 30 January 1948, while on his approach to night petition ground at Birla House (presently Gandhi Smriti), Mahatma Gandhi was shot dead by a Right-Wing Extremist, Nathuram Vinayak Godse.
  • In 1994, when dark South Africans picked up the privilege to cast a ballot, Mahatma Gandhi was announced a national legend with various landmarks.
  • Gandhi was assigned multiple times for the Nobel Peace Prize from 1937 to 1948 yet never got it, and when it was chosen to grant him on the fifth event, he was killed before that.
Mahatma Gandhi And Nobel Prize
  • In 2006, Geir Lundestad the Secretary of Norwegian Nobel Committee said “The best oversight in our 106-year history is without a doubt that Mahatma Gandhi never got the Nobel Peace”.
Geir Lundestad
  • He was classified “Mahatma” just because by Rabindranath Tagore.
Mahatma Gandhi With Rabindranath Tagore
  • In 1969, Soviet Union had issued a stamp of Mahatma Gandhi in his respect.
Mahatma Gandhi Soviet Union Stamp
  • Martin Luther King was profoundly impacted by Gandhi and said; “Christ gave us the objectives and Mahatma Gandhi the strategies.” He additionally once in a while alluded to Gandhi as a little dark colored holy person.
Martin Luther King Standing In Front of A Portrait of Mahatma Gandhi
  • Nelson Mandela was additionally motivated by Gandhian rules that he utilized it to great impact during the politically-sanctioned racial segregation development and effectively finished the white guideline. It is expressed that Mandela finished up what Gandhi had started.
Nelson Mandela Giving A Memento To K R Narayanan
  • In 1906, Gandhi pledged to decline sexual coexistence. Gandhi acquainted a few analyses with test himself as an abstinent. He brought his grandniece Manubehn to rest exposed in his bed as a component of a profound trial in which Gandhi could test himself as a “Brahmachari”. A few other young ladies and young ladies additionally in some cases shared his bed as a feature of his tests.
  • In 1968, the principal true to life narrative film on Mahatma Gandhi, “Mahatma: Life of Gandhi, 1869–1948,” (by Vithalbhai Jhaveri) was discharged.
Mahatma Life of Gandhi, 1869–1948
  • Richard Attenborough’s 1982 film, “Gandhi,” won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
  • Despite the fact that Indians broadly depict him as “The Father of The Nation,” the Government of India hasn’t concurred the title formally. As indicated by sources, the title was first utilized by Subhash Chandra Bose in a Radio Address (on Singapore Radio) on 6 July 1944.
  • Sources guarantee that the 1943 film “Ram Rajya” was the main film that Mahatma Gandhi had ever observed.
Ram Rajya 1943
  • In 1996, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) presented “The Gandhi Series” of banknotes 10 and 500 rupee banknotes. Since its presentation in 1996, this arrangement has supplanted all banknotes issued before 1996.
Gandhi Series Banknotes
  • Mahatma Gandhi was additionally a focal figure in the 2006 Bollywood parody film Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006).
Lage Raho Munna Bhai
  • In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) pronounced 2 October (Gandhi’s birthday) as “The International Day of Nonviolence.”

Gossips, Controversies

In 2016, some Ghanian understudies required the expulsion of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi from a college grounds. They blamed Gandhi for being supremacist towards dark individuals by holding the view that Indians were higher than them. This view was likewise held by two South African teachers Ashwin Desai and Goolam Vahed who asserted that Gandhi marked dark Africans as savage, crude and lethargic. Gandhi likewise requested separate passageways for blacks and Indians at the Durban post office while he was living in South Africa.

In 1906, Gandhi made a vow to decline sexual coexistence. Gandhi did a few analyses to test himself as a chaste. He brought his grandniece Manubehn to rest bare in his bed as a component of an otherworldly analysis in which Gandhi could test himself as a “Brahmachari”. A few other young ladies and young ladies likewise once in a while shared his bed as a component of his investigations. These analyses took fire from the vast majority of the Indian Politicians and the general population of India.

Net Worth, Earnings, Salary and Assets

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Favourites and Preferences

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Major Works

  • Gandhi witnessed racism, prejudice, injustice against himself and Indians in South Africa, after witnessing all this, Gandhi extended his original period of stay in South Africa to help Indians in opposing a bill to deny them the right to vote. He asked Joseph Chamberlain, the British Colonial Secretary, to reconsider his position on this bill.
  • He helped found the Natal Indian Congress in 1894, and through this organisation, he moulded the Indian community of South Africa into a unified political force.
  • A new act was promulgated by Transvaal govt in 1906; this Act was compelling every male Asian had to register himself and produce on demand a thumb-printed certificate of identity. Unregistered persons and restricted immigrants could be deported without a right of appeal or fined on the spot if they fail to comply with Act. At the same time, Gandhi employed the Satyagraha, a non-violent protest in South Africa. He urged Indians to boycott the new law and to suffer the retribution for doing so. The community adopted this plan, and during the ensuing seven-year struggle, thousands of Indians were jailed, flogged, or shot for striking, refusing to register, for burning their registration cards or engaging in other forms of nonviolent resistance. Government quelled the protest easily, but the public outcry constrained South African leader Jan Christiaan Smuts to negotiate a compromise with Gandhi.
  • Upon returning to India in 1915, Gandhi played a major role in Indian Independence, Gandhi took leadership of the Congress in 1920 and started escalating demands for India’s independence. 26 January 1930 was the day when Indian National Congress declared the independence of India. The British did not recognise the declaration, but negotiations ensued, with the Congress taking a role in provincial government in the late 1930s.
  • In 1918, Gandhi initiated Champaran and Kheda agitations.
  • In 1930, Salt March Movement was initiated by Mahatma Gandhi to oppose taxation on salt by British Government.
  • On 8 August 1942, Mahatma Gandhi, initiated a movement named “Quit India Movement”. Gandhi made a call to Do or Die in his Quit India speech delivered in Bombay at the Gowalia Tank Maidan.

Famous Quotes

  • Be the change that you want to see in the world.
  • The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is an attribute of the strong.
  • An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind.
  • Nobody can hurt me without my permission.
  • In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
  • An ounce of patience is worth more than a tonne of preaching.
  • A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks he becomes.
  • Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
  • First, they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
  • Poverty is the worst form of violence.

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