101 Facts About Mahatma Gandhi

1. Mahatma Gandhi said India will need the "help and service " from NRI graduates in solving job and agriculture "crises" in India.

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2. Mahatma Gandhi said India will need the "help and service " from NRI graduates in solving job and agriculture "crises" in India.

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3. Mahatma Gandhi said India will need the "help and service " from NRI graduates in solving job and agriculture "crises" in India.

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4. On Friday, Mahatma Gandhi had addressed tens of thousands of India expats at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

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5. Mahatma Gandhi said India will need the "help and service " from NRI graduates in solving job and agriculture "crises" in India.

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6. Mahatma Gandhi is expected to address a crowd of 25,000 and talk about "the Idea of India" in the context of 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.

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7. Mahatma Gandhi was all praise for Shaikh Mohammad whom he met earlier in the day before heading to the public event.

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8. Mahatma Gandhi is expected to address a crowd of 25,000 and talk about "the Idea of India" in the context of 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.

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9. Congress President Rahul Mahatma Gandhi is addressing the crowd gathered at the workers' accommodation at Jebel Ali industrial area.

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10. Congress President Rahul Mahatma Gandhi had a heart-to-heart conversation with the blue-coloured workers.

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11. Mahatma Gandhi is expected to address a crowd of 25,000 and talk about "the Idea of India" in the context of 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.

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12. Mahatma Gandhi said India needs new economic ideas to boost growth.

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13. Congress President Rahul Mahatma Gandhi is expected to address supporters in.

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14. Mahatma Gandhi is expected to address a crowd of 25,000 and talk about "the Idea of India" in the context of 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi.

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15. Mahatma Gandhi will be visiting Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque and pay tributes to the 100 Years of Zayed.

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16. On Saturday morning, Mahatma Gandhi will address Indian university students in Dubai before heading to Abu Dhabi.

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17. Mahatma Gandhi is expected to address a crowd of 25,000 and talk about "the Idea of India" in the context of 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation.

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18. Mahatma Gandhi was scheduled to meet Indian workers, students and businessmen and visit Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque, to pay tributes to the UAE's founding father Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

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19. Mahatma Gandhi is expected to visit a labour accommodation to interact.

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20. Mahatma Gandhi is credited for saying: 'Be the change you want to see'.

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21. Mahatma Gandhi was opposed by Hindu groups which organised dharnas against him for supporting the entry of Dalits.

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22. Mahatma Gandhi had visited this ashram located at Kausani in 1929 and wrote a review of the book "Anasakti Yoga" at this place.

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23. In 1910, Mahatma Gandhi established, with the help of his friend Hermann Kallenbach, an idealistic community they named 'Tolstoy Farm' near Johannesburg.

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24. Mahatma Gandhi encouraged the citizens to stop purchasing British goods as well as paying taxes.

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25. Mahatma Gandhi was a major influence in his life and he extended his support to Gandhi's non-cooperation movement and launched the salt satyagraha in Bihar.

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26. Mahatma Gandhi had established 3 football clubs in Durban, Pretoria, and Johannesburg; all of which were given the same name: Passive Resisters Soccer Club.

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27. Mahatma Gandhi appealed to Indians to boycott clothes produced in British mills and wear indigenous apparel instead.

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28. Mahatma Gandhi once said, "Live as if you were to die tomorrow.

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29. Mahatma Gandhi wrote in Gujarati, his mother tongue, and in English.

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30. Mahatma Gandhi came from a well-to-do Hindu family and studied in India and England.

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31. Mahatma Gandhi was a major figure in the postwar conferences with the viceroy, Lord Mountbatten, and Muslim League leader Muhammad Ali Jinnah that led to India's independence and the carving out of a separate Muslim state, although Gandhi vigorously opposed the partition.

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32. Mahatma Gandhi actively supported the British in World War I in the hope of hastening India's freedom, but he led agrarian and labor reform demonstrations that embarrassed the British.

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33. Mahatma Gandhi could not undo the years of hatred between the Hindus and Muslims.

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34. Mahatma Gandhi devoted the years 1934 through 1939 to promotion of spinning, basic education, and Hindi as the national language.

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35. Mahatma Gandhi never lost his faith in the inherent goodness of human nature.

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36. In 1914 Mahatma Gandhi raised an ambulance corps of Indian students to help the British army, as he had done during the Boer War.

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37. Mahatma Gandhi decided to create a cooperative commonwealth for civil resisters.

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38. Mahatma Gandhi wrote: "Satyagraha is not predominantly civil disobedience, but a quiet and irresistible pursuit of truth.

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39. Mahatma Gandhi became a leading figure in the Indian home-rule movement.

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40. Mahatma Gandhi formed the Natal Indian Congress in 1894 to fight discrimination.

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41. In 1888, 18-year-old Mahatma Gandhi sailed for London, England, to study law.

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42. Mahatma Gandhi was the founder of 3 football clubs in South Africa.

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43. Mahatma Gandhi once set up a commission to investigate a reincarnation claim.

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44. Mahatma Gandhi spoke English with an Irish accent, for one of his first teachers was an Irishman.

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45. Mahatma Gandhi used to travel with his goat so that he could have fresh milk.

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46. Mahatma Gandhi was the youngest child of his father's fourth wife.

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47. Mahatma Gandhi married his wife, Kasturba, when he was 13, and together they had five children.

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48. Mahatma Gandhi had established 3 football clubs in Durban, Pretoria, and Johannesburg all of which were given the same name: Passive Resisters Soccer Club.

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49. Mahatma Gandhi was chosen for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1948, but he was assassinated before it was conferred to him.

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50. Mahatma Gandhi supported the British in their war efforts during the first world war.

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51. Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian lawyer and social activist who became the leader of the nationalist movement against the British rule of India.

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52. Mahatma Gandhi fasted in 1932 to protest the voting scheme for separate political representation for Dalits; Gandhi did not want them segregated.

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53. Mahatma Gandhi summarised his beliefs first when he said "God is Truth".

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54. Mahatma Gandhi was a central figure in the 2006 Bollywood comedy film Lage Raho Munna Bhai.

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55. Mahatma Gandhi could do without the Nobel Peace prize, whether Nobel committee can do without Gandhi is the question".

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56. Mahatma Gandhi was nominated in 1948 but was assassinated before nominations closed.

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57. Mahatma Gandhi was the runner-up to Albert Einstein as "Person of the Century" at the end of 1999.

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58. Mahatma Gandhi continued that "Mahatma Gandhi's somebody I find a lot of inspiration in.

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59. Mahatma Gandhi usually wrote in Gujarati, though he revised the Hindi and English translations of his books.

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60. Mahatma Gandhi wrote several books including his autobiography, The Story of My Experiments with Truth, of which he bought the entire first edition to make sure it was reprinted.

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61. Mahatma Gandhi called for ending poverty through improved agriculture and small-scale cottage rural industries.

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62. Mahatma Gandhi believed in sarvodaya economic model, which literally means "welfare, upliftment of all".

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63. Mahatma Gandhi warned such a transfer would still be English rule, just without the Englishman.

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64. Mahatma Gandhi believed that the Western style education violated and destroyed the indigenous cultures.

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65. On 8 May 1933, Mahatma Gandhi began a 21-day fast of self-purification and launched a one-year campaign to help the Harijan movement.

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66. In 1932, Mahatma Gandhi began a new campaign to improve the lives of the untouchables, whom he started referring to as Harijans or "the children of god".

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67. Mahatma Gandhi would sleep with both Manu and Abha at the same time.

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68. Mahatma Gandhi shared his bed with 18-year-old Abha, wife of his grandnephew Kanu.

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69. Mahatma Gandhi tried to test and prove to himself his brahmacharya.

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70. Mahatma Gandhi consulted the Jain scholar Rajchandra, whom he fondly called Raychandbhai.

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71. Mahatma Gandhi used the legends of Hindu goddess Sita to expound women's innate strength, autonomy and "lioness in spirit" whose moral compass can make any demon "as helpless as a goat".

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72. Mahatma Gandhi was "profoundly skeptical of traditional Ayurveda", encouraging it to study the scientific method and adopt its progressive learning approach.

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73. Mahatma Gandhi wrote the book The Moral Basis of Vegetarianism and wrote for the London Vegetarian Society's publication.

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74. Mahatma Gandhi believed that slaughtering animals is unnecessary, as other sources of foods are available.

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75. Mahatma Gandhi was brought up as a vegetarian by his devout Hindu mother.

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76. Mahatma Gandhi was acquainted with the Sufi Islam's Chishti Order, which he discovered during his stay in South Africa.

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77. Mahatma Gandhi accepted this and began having Muslim prayers read in Hindu temples to play his part, but was unable to get Hindu prayers read in mosques.

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78. Mahatma Gandhi explained to his co-religionists that he sympathised and campaigned for the Islamic cause, not because he cared for the Sultan, but because "I wanted to enlist the Mussalman's sympathy in the matter of cow protection".

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79. In 1925, Mahatma Gandhi gave another reason to why he got involved in the Khilafat movement and the Middle East affairs between Britain and the Ottoman Empire.

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80. One of the strategies Mahatma Gandhi adopted was to work with Muslim leaders of pre-partition India, to oppose the British imperialism in and outside the Indian subcontinent.

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81. Mahatma Gandhi believed Muslims should welcome criticism of Quran, because "every true scripture only gains from criticism".

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82. Mahatma Gandhi believed that numerous interpreters have interpreted it to fit their preconceived notions.

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83. Mahatma Gandhi believed there were material contradictions between Hinduism and Islam, and he shared his thoughts on the Quran and Muslims many times.

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84. Mahatma Gandhi reiterated his stance that "the Jews seek to convert the Arab heart", and use "satyagraha in confronting the Arabs" in 1947.

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85. Mahatma Gandhi said that Zionism was not the right answer to the problems faced by Jews and instead recommended Satyagraha.

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86. In 1937, Mahatma Gandhi discussed Zionism with his close Jewish friend Hermann Kallenbach.

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87. Mahatma Gandhi discussed the persecution of the Jews in Germany and the emigration of Jews from Europe to Palestine through his lens of Satyagraha.

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88. Mahatma Gandhi justified this support by invoking Islam, stating that "non-Muslims cannot acquire sovereign jurisdiction" in Jazirat al-Arab.

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89. Mahatma Gandhi stated he knew Jainism much more, and he credited Jains to have profoundly influenced him.

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90. Mahatma Gandhi believed that Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism were traditions of Hinduism, with shared history, rites and ideas.

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91. Mahatma Gandhi told the British people in 1940, "I would like you to lay down the arms you have as being useless for saving you or humanity.

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92. Mahatma Gandhi was criticised for refusing to protest the hanging of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Udham Singh and Rajguru.

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93. Mahatma Gandhi explains his philosophy and ideas about ahimsa as a political means in his autobiography The Story of My Experiments with Truth.

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94. Mahatma Gandhi wrote: "There must be no impatience, no barbarity, no insolence, no undue pressure.

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95. Mahatma Gandhi based Satyagraha on the Vedantic ideal of self-realization, ahimsa, vegetarianism, and universal love.

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96. Mahatma Gandhi dedicated his life to discovering and pursuing truth, or Satya, and called his movement as satyagraha, which means "appeal to, insistence on, or reliance on the Truth".

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97. Mahatma Gandhi encouraged his people to fight on one side of the war in Europe and Africa at the cost of their lives.

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98. Mahatma Gandhi participated in South African war against the Boers, on the British side in 1899.

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99. Mahatma Gandhi had advised Gandhi to be patient and to study Hinduism deeply.

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100. In 1930, Mahatma Gandhi wrote, "Such was the man who captivated my heart in religious matters as no other man ever has till now.

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101. Mahatma Gandhi exchanged letters with Rajchandra when he was in South Africa, referring to him as Kavi.

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