The nation today remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 69th death anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the country in paying homage to the Father of the Nation.
On his death anniversary a look at the life of the man behind India’s freedom.
Mahatma Gandhi got his degree from London. He was a Lawyer by Profession. He mentions in detail about his experiences there in his autobiography, “My experiments with Truth.”
He tried his best to get a peaceful negotiation with Britishers on India’s independence. He is seen with the Governor General Lord Mountbatten and his wife in the picture.
He was assassinated while coming out of the prayer halls of Birla temple by Nathuram Godse on January 30, 1948. The nation remembers his journey and his ideas till date. Every City has an MG road. Many schemes like MGNREGA are named after him.
His ideas have still reverberated in the minds and hearts of these who believe in peace and non-violence. His ideas are relevant today as they were decades ago.
Einstein said about Mahatma, “Generations will wonder that a man in such body and flesh ever walked on this Earth.”
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