GOPAL KRISHNA GOKHALE: Essay

English_Master March 7, 2016 No Comments
GOPAL KRISHNA GOKHALE “Gopal Krishna Gokhale, noted freedom fighter, was one of the first to emphasize the need for mass education. He devoted a lot of his spare time for the causes of the common man: famine, plague relief measures, local self-government, land reform and communal harmony. Gopal Krishna Gokhale was born on 9th May, 1866 at Katulk in Ratnagiri in Maharashtra, on 9th May, 1866. Gopal Krishna Gokhale was raised in the home of his maternal grandfather. This village was not too far from Tamhanmala, the native town of his father, Krishna Rao, a farmer by occupation who was forced to work as a clerk due to the poor soil of the region. His mother, Valubai, also known as Satyabhama, was a simple woman who instilled in her children the values of religion, devotion to one’s family and caring for one’s fellow men. The economic condition of the family was so bad that on his father’s death, he could continue his studies only because his elder brother sacrificed his own education. Gokhale learned the value of self-sacrifice to avoid asking for more material support. At times, he went without meals and studied under the light of street lamps to save for his elder brother as much money as...
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English_Master September 15, 2015 No Comments
 GOPAL KRISHNA GOKHALE Gopal Krishna Gokhale was one of the greatest freedom fighter of India. He was born on 9th march, 1866. He was very much influenced by his mother. He finished his schooling in 1881 and graduated from Mumbai University in 1884. He was the principal of Fergusson College, Pune. Gokhale had a very good memory. He became a follower of Justice Ranade. He was very truthful in his work. Gandhiji was very much impressed by his wisdom and straight forward nature. Gandhiji considered Gokhale as his political guru. In 1905, Gokhale became the President of the congress. To train the young men for public service, he established the ‘Servants of India Society’. He admired the British rule. He was a cultured man. Gopal Krishna Gokhale served the country faithfully. But his health did not support him for long. He passed away on 19th February, 1915 and India lost a great patriot.