(v) Mahatma Gandhi- a lover of humanity.
Introduction- Our country has produced a lot of great persons. Mahatma Gandhiji was one of the greatest leaders. He was the father of our nation.
His full name was Mohandas Karam Chand Gandhi. He was born on Oct. 2,18692,1869 at Porbander in Gujrat. His father was the Diwan of Rajkot state. His mother was a religious lady. He had a great respect for his parents.
Education: He got his early education in Rajkot. Then, he went to England for his higher education. He came back to India and bagan practice as a lawyer. He went to South Africa. There he fought for the rights of Negroes.
Fight for freedom: He came back to India. He began to fight for the freedom of motherland. He started many movements like Non cooperation, Namak Satyagrah, Swadeshi Andolan, Quit India etc. He was sent to Jail many times. At last, our country became free on August 15,194715,1947.
Gandhiji worked for unity. He fought for the rights of untouchables. He had a great faith in Ahimsa, Love and Truth.
He was shot dead on Jan, 30,194830,1948.
Conclusion: It was a very tragic end of "Angel of Peace". He has died but his name shall live for ever. It is our foremost duty to follow his principles of Love, Ahimsa and Truth. People should be free from communalism and regionalism. People should work for the betterment of the down trodden people.