Mahatma Gandhi


Born
in Porbander, Gujrat, India
October 02, 1869

Died
January 30, 1948

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world.

The son of a senior government official, Gandhi was born and raised in a Hindu Bania community in coastal Gujarat, and trained in law in London. Gandhi became famous by fighting for the civil rights of Muslim and Hindu Indians in South Africa, using new techniques of non-violent civil disobedience that he developed. Returning to India in 1915, he set about organizing peasants to protest excessive land-taxes. A lifelong opponent of "communalism" (i.e. bas
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Hi All,
I researched and found there are a lot of great people born in October month and thus, I am hosting this poll. Before 30 September 2018 vote for one person whom you want as Influencer of the October month for Erudite Book Club.

Who should be Influencer of the Month for October for Erudite Book Club?

Oscar Wilde - 16 OctoberOscar Wilde
 
  4 votes, 57.1%

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi - 2 OctoberM. K. GANDHI
 
  3 votes, 42.9%

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