Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian political and ideological leader. Often referred to as ‘Mahatma’ (Great Soul) he advocated resistance to oppression through non-violent means and has his philosophy has inspired individuals and civil rights movements around the world. His leadership was instrumental in mobilising India’s people to secure independence from British rule in 1948.
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Tolstoy Farm (1910) in South Africa
Gandhi at Dandi beach in 1930
Gandhi visiting London on 22nd March 1931
Gandhi at the round table conference 1st November 1931
Gandhi meeting Charlie Chaplin with his friend Dr Chune Kai Katial in Canning Town in London.
Gandhi at Kingsley Hall in East London
Gandhi planting a tree outside Kingsley Hall
Gandhi visiting a Lancashire textile factory on his journey round Britain during 1931
Gandhi at the entrance of St James Palace