Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi born in Porbandar, Gujarat, India, October 2, 1869 - died in New Delhi, India, January 30, 1948 at the age of 78 years, (Devanagari script: मोहनदास करमचन्द गांधी) also called Mahatma Gandhi (Sanskrit: "great soul" ) is a spiritual leader and politician from India.
Mahatma Gandhi was one of the most important involved in the Indian Independence
Movement. Gandhi is the activists who do not use violence, which carries the independence movement through peaceful demonstrations.
During the life of Mahatma Gandhi, many countries which are colonies of Great Britain. Residents in the colonies independence yearn for to govern their own country.
Some of the members of his family worked in the government. As a teenager, Gandhi moved to England to study law, as a teenager. After he became a lawyer, he went to South Africa, a British colony, where he experienced racial discrimination known as apartheid. He then decided to become a political activist to be able to change the laws that are discriminatory. Gandhi also formed a non-violent movement.
People from different religions and tribes living in India when it believes that India need to be broken up into several countries for different groups can have their own state. Many people wish for the followers of Hinduism and Islam have their own state. Gandhi was a Hindu but he likes the ideas of other religions including Islam and Christianity. Gandhi believed that human beings of all religions should have the same rights and peaceful coexistence in one state.
The principle of Mahatma Gandhi, satyagraha, often translated as "right way" or "the road to truth", has inspired many generations of democracy activists and anti-racism like Martin Luther King, Jr.. and Nelson Mandela. Mahatma Gandhi often said that teaching values is very simple, which is based on traditional Hindu beliefs: truth (satya), and non-violence (ahimsa).
On January 30, 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was murdered a Hindu man is angry with Him because he too sided with the Muslims.