The freedom we enjoy is the result of the heroic fights and sacrifices of thousands of people. Mohandas Karam Chand Gandhi was one of these leaders.
He was born on October 2, 1869 at Porbandar in Gujarat. We celebrate Gandhi Jayanthi as his birthday. Mahatma Gandhi is the father of our nation. It was Gandhi who led our country to freedom movement a mass movement. His great achievement was that he could led the nation to freedom without much bloodshed and violence. Satyagraha is the powerful weapon that he devised to fight against the mighty British. The world had never seen such a method of fighting before. Gandhiji had a strong belief in non violence.
Gandhiji was a great supporter of social equality. He opposed the social evil of untouchability. He had great love for the depressed classes and worked for their welfare. He called them Harijans. Gandhiji was a firm believer in Hindu-Muslim unity. There were some people who were against his principles. One of them killed hijn on 30th January 1948. Gandhiji was the most famous and respected Indian leader known to the world.
Gandhiji imbibed spiritual qualities. Gandhi was a practical person; he practiced what he preached. He made his own clothes. He led a simple life. He preached welfare of villages. So his birthday celebrated as Gandhi jayanthi.
Therefore, we, students let us find the way of our leader. Let us remember his philosophies and life. We should love others and help them.