Interesting Facts about Gandhi Ji

Name:-Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2.10.1869-30.01.1948)

Born on 2 October 1869, Porbandar (Sudamapuri) ,Gujrat(India). Celebrated as International day of Non-violence.

Father:-Karamchand Uttamchand Gandhi(1822-1885)served as diwan(Chief Minister) of  Porbandar State

Gandhi ji

Mother:-Putali Bai Gandhi

Child:-Harilal,Manilal, Ramdas and Devdas.

1.Bapu:-Neta ji Subhash Chandra Bose.

2.Mahatma:- Mahatma Title was given by Noble prize winner Ravindra Nath Tagore.

3.Rastrapita(Father of Nation):- Netaji  Subash Chandra Bose  addressed on Singapore Radio on July6, 1944 as Father of Nation.

4.Gandhi ji was born on Friday, India got its freedom on Friday and Gandhi ji was assassinated on Friday

5.Mahatama Gandhi nominated 5 times for Nobel peace prize.

6.Reserve Bank of India Issued Gandhi Series Bank Notes displaying portrait of Mahatma Gandhi since  its introduction in 1996 ( in Rs10 and  Rs500 Notes)

7.Rajputana Ship:- On 29 August 1931 Meher Baba departed Bombay for London on Rajputana. Onboard he met with Mahatma Gandhi who was sailing to the second Round Table Conference in London.

8.Gandhi asked to dissolve/ break the Indian National Congress after India got Independence as its aim completed by getting Independence.              (asked in UPSC/KBC)

9 London:-  10th Aug 1888  Gandhi Ji aged 18 left porbandar for Study of Law.On 4th  Sept 1891 he left London by Rajputana Ship..

10.South Africa(1893-1914) :- spent 21 years as civil rights activist in South Africa  where he developed his  political views,ethics and politics.

11. 9th January:-celebrated as Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas, is a celebratory day observed (starting in 2015) on 9 January by the Republic of India, to mark the contribution of the overseas Indian community towards the development of India. The day commemorates the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Ahmedabad on 9 January 1915.

12. 30th January 1948:- is the date observed as “Punya Tithi”. The date was chosen as it marks the assassination of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi  in 1948, by Nathu ram Godse.

13. Important Dates :-

1)1883-Gandhiji married Kasturba Makanji at the age of 13 and Have four children.

2)1888-1891 Studies law in London

3)1893-1915 Works as Lawyer in South Africa.1913- First Non-violence March in Transvaal March.

4)1922-Become Main Moral authority of Indian National Congress

5)1930-Salt March from Ahmedabad to Dandi 350KM

6)1932:-goes jail to protest segregation on the matter of untouchability.

7)1942-Quit India Movement Started

8)1947 India Got independent.

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