LIfe of Mahandas Gandhi

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  • Birth of Gandhi

    Birth of Gandhi
    Gandi is Born at Porbandar, Kathiawad, to father Karamchand (Kaba) and mother Putlibai Gandhi
  • Gandhi Attended primary school in Rajkot, where his family moved

    Gandhi Attended primary school in Rajkot, where his family moved
  • Gandhi entered high school in Rajkot.

  • Father died at age of 63.

    Father died at age of 63.
  • Married to Kasturba.

    Married to Kasturba.
  • Arrested three times in four days (at Palmford, Standerton, and Teakworth) and sentenced at Dundee to nine months' imprisonment; tried at Volksrust in second trial and sentenced to three months' imprisonment with his European co-workers, Polak and Kall

  • Left South Africa forever, sailing from Cape town for London with Kasturba and Kallenbach, arriving just at beginning of World War I.

    Left South Africa forever,  sailing from Cape town for London with Kasturba and Kallenbach, arriving just at beginning  of World War I.
  • Led satyagraha campaign for peasants in Kheda.

    Led satyagraha campaign for peasants in Kheda.
  • Fasted at Bombay for five days because of communal rioting following visit of Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII and Duke of Windsor).

  • Suspended mass disobedience because of violence at Chauri Chaura and undertook five-day fast of penance at Bardoli.

  • Mahadev Desai, Gandhi's secretary and intimate, died in Palace.

    Mahadev Desai, Gandhi's secretary and intimate, died in Palace.
  • After decline in health, was released unconditionally from detention (this was his last imprisonment; he had spent 2338 days in jail during his life time).

  • Began conferences in New Delhi with Viceroy (Lord Mountbatten) in Jinnah

  • Fasted and prayed to combat riots in Calcutta as India was partitioned and granted independence.

  • Bomb exploded in midst of his prayer meeting at Birla House, Delhi.

  • Assassinated in his 78th year at Birla House by Nathuram Vinayak Godse.

    Assassinated in his 78th year at Birla House by Nathuram Vinayak Godse.