Biography Early life and background Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi  was born on 2 October  into a Gujarati Hindu Modh Baniya family  in Porbandar also known as Sudamapuria coastal town on the Kathiawar Peninsula and then part of the small princely state of Porbandar in the Kathiawar Agency of the Indian Empire. His father, Karamchand Uttamchand Gandhi —served as the diwan chief minister of Porbandar state.
Biography Early life and background Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi  was born on 2 October  into a Gujarati Hindu Modh Baniya family  in Porbandar also known as Sudamapuria coastal town on the Kathiawar Peninsula and then part of the small princely state of Porbandar in the Kathiawar Agency of the Indian Empire.
His father, Karamchand Uttamchand Gandhi —served as the diwan chief minister of Porbandar state. His first two wives died young, after each had given birth to a daughter, and his third marriage was childless.
InKaramchand sought his third wife's permission to remarry; that year, he married Putlibai —who also came from Junagadh,  and was from a Pranami Vaishnava family.
As a child, Gandhi was described by his sister Raliat as "restless as mercury, either playing or roaming about. One of his favourite pastimes was twisting dogs' ears. In his autobiography, he admits that they left an indelible impression on his mind.
To keep two or three consecutive fasts was nothing to her. His family then rejoined him in Rajkot.
There he studied the rudiments of arithmetic, history, the Gujarati language and geography. Mehtab was older in age, taller and encouraged the strictly vegetarian boy to eat meat to gain height. He also took Mohandas to a brothel one day, though Mohandas "was struck blind and dumb in this den of vice," rebuffed the prostitutes' advances and was promptly sent out of the brothel.
The experience caused Mohandas mental anguish, and he abandoned the company of Mehtab. Recalling the day of their marriage, he once said, "As we didn't know much about marriage, for us it meant only wearing new clothes, eating sweets and playing with relatives.
The two deaths anguished Gandhi. Harilalborn in ; Manilalborn in ; Ramdasborn in ; and Devdasborn in But he dropped out and returned to his family in Porbandar. Gandhi's uncle Tulsidas also tried to dissuade his nephew. Gandhi wanted to go. To persuade his wife and mother, Gandhi made a vow in front of his mother that he would abstain from meat, alcohol and women.
Gandhi's brother Laxmidas, who was already a lawyer, cheered Gandhi's London studies plan and offered to support him. Putlibai gave Gandhi her permission and blessing.
Upon arrival, he stayed with the local Modh Bania community while waiting for the ship travel arrangements. The head of the community knew Gandhi's father. After learning Gandhi's plans, he and other elders warned Gandhi that England would tempt him to compromise his religion, and eat and drink in Western ways.
Gandhi informed them of his promise to his mother and her blessings. The local chief disregarded it, and excommunicated him an outcast. But Gandhi ignored this, and on 4 September, he sailed from Bombay to London. His brother saw him off.
Gandhi in London as a law student At UCL, he studied law and jurisprudence and was invited to enroll at Inner Temple with the intention of becoming a barrister.Early life and background.
"The greatest omission in our year history is undoubtedly that Mahatma Gandhi never received the Nobel Peace prize. Gandhi could do without the Nobel Peace prize, whether Nobel committee can do without Gandhi is the question".Political party: Indian National Congress.
Early life: The birth of Mahatma Gandhi took place on 2nd day of October in at Porbandar (Gujarat). His father, Karamchand Gandhi, was a noble and pious man.
Karamchand was the chief Dewan of the State of Rajkot. Mahatma Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, more commonly known as ‘Mahatma’ (meaning ‘Great Soul’) was born in Porbandar, Gujarat, in North West India, on 2nd October , into a .
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MOHANDAS Karamchand Gandhi, the youngest son of Karamchand Gandhi and Putlibai, was born on October 2, His birthplace was. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was an Indian political and civil rights leader who played an important role in India’s struggle for independence.
This essay takes you through his life history, including his philosophy of Satyagraha, non-cooperation, assassination etc. Few names are more famous than that of the man Mahatma Gandhi. Famous for his actions of nonviolence, his peacefulness and his desire to bring about change to India, he lived a complicated life of strife, pain and suffering.