Mohandas K. Gandhi Quotes

Die fearlessly at the hands of your neighbors without fighting back to shame Muslims by your moral example..

 
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Most Hindus did not heed the Mahatma. The ones that did died for nothing. There was no moral compunction from the Moslems who had been conditioned to believe that they were doing a holy thing by protecting Islam. Many Hindus retaliated in kind to Gandhi's distress, butchering Moslem families. Over 2 million Indians did in the internecine butchery around the Indian partition and the creation of Pakistan.
Mohandas K. Gandhi
Mohandas K. Gandhi
  • Born: October 2, 1869
  • Died: January 30, 1948
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Profession: Lawyer, Politician, Activist, Writer

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā (Sanskrit: "high-souled", "venerable") – applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa – is now used worldwide. In India, he is also called Bapu (Gujarati: endearment for father, papa) and Gandhi ji, and known as the Father of the Nation.

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