Gandhi Timeline

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  • Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is Born

  • Gandhi and Kasturbai are married

  • Gandhi leaves to England to study law.

  • Ghandi is arrested

    Gandhi is arrested and taken to prison after leading 2,500 non-violent Indians in a demonstration in South Africa
  • Gandhi talks with prime minister of Transvaal

    Gandhi reaches an agreement with the prime minister of Transvaal, Smuts, ending the protests
  • Massacre of Amritzar

    The Amritsar Massacre takes place under General Dyer. British troops shoot and kill around 1,000 Indian protesters.
  • Gandhi advocates non-cooperation

  • Gandhi is arrested for sedition and sent to prison.

  • Gandhi is released from prison.

  • Gandhi become president of the Indian National Congress

  • The Salt March

    Gandhi leads supporters in a 241-mile "Salt March" to the sea to protest the British monopoly in salt production.
  • Gandhi fasts in prison to protest the treatment of untouchables

  • Government of India Act

    Government of India Act passes British Parliament and is implemented in India; it is the first movement toward independence.
  • India gains independence from Britain.

  • Gandhi is assassinated