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Transcript of Gandhi
By: Rucha Tank, Maya Kineen & Jack Cary
Mahatma Gandhi's Journey
India's True Hero
Mohandas Gandhi, the "Great Soul"
In 1947, India gained its independence from Great Britain. Gandhi had achieved his life long goal. This man is honored for what he has done for his country. For India, he is an incredible hero and an amazing leader.
born in Porbandar, India in 1869
age 18, studied law in UK
1893, protested harsh Indian treatment in South Africa
became the leader of a NIC then INC
dies one year after Indian independence is achieved.
stayed in South Africa to fight for Indian rights
after being abused, Gandhi declined to press charges
did not fight with violence, very peaceful
urged for Hindus and Muslims to unite as one nation
never broke his religious rules
led a 200 mile march
lived a modest and simple life style based upon prayer
turned independence movement into massive organization
fasted in prison to protest against the British Goverment
fought for his country and people's rights
"They may torture my body, break my bones, even kill me, then they will have my dead body, not my obedience."
" I ask you to fight their anger, not to provoke it."
" Nobody can hurt me without my permission."
"Live as you were to die tomorrow, learn as you were to live forever."
" An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind."
Gandhi on passive resistance march.
Gandhi speaking out to his followers. His great words will live on forever.
Young Gandhi studies law in UK
Gandhi at age 7
Another of Gandhi's famous quotes.
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Documentary, Gandhi (1982)
Gandhi with the Natal Indian Congress
Gandhi in South Africa, Johannesburg
Gandhi in modest clothes