GANDHI’S EARLY LIFE
He was the son of Karamchand and Putlibai. He studied at the elementary school
in Porbandar till the age of seven and later at Rajkot. He was married to Kasturba
at the age of thirteen while still in high school. He matriculated from Samladas
College in Bhavnager, Gujarat and went to England in 1888 to study law. He lived
in India until 1893 when he left for South Africa to practice law. It was here he
raised his family, established himself as a lawyer and then a political activist
fighting the discrimination of Asians in Africa.
The Champaran Satyagraha of 1917 was the first Satyagraha movement led
by Gandhi in India and is considered a historically important revolt in the
Indian Independence Movement. It was a farmer's uprising that took place in
Champaran district of Bihar, India, during the British colonial period.
The Kheda Satyagraha of 1918 was a satyagraha movement in the Kheda district
of Gujarat in India organised by Mahatma Gandhi during the period of the British
Raj. It was a major revolt in the Indian independence movement. It was the third
Satyagraha movement, which was launched 4 days after the Ahmedabad mill
The Khilafat Movement (1919-1924), was a pan-Islamic, political protest campaign
launched by Muslims in British India to influence the British Government and to
protect the Ottoman empire during the aftermath of First World War.
The Non-cooperation movement was a political campaign launched on 4
September 1920, by Mahatma Gandhi to have Indians revoke their cooperation
from the British government, with the aim of persuading them to grant self-
Salt March Movement
The Salt March, also known as the Salt Satyagraha, Dandi March and the Dandi
Satyagraha, was an act of nonviolent civil disobedience in colonial India led by
Quit India Movement
The Quit India Movement, also known as the August Kranti Movement, was a
movement launched at the Bombay session of the All India Congress Committee
by Mahatma Gandhi on 8th August 1942, during World War II, demanding an end
to British rule in India.