Betsy Kuhns Blog - Ten Fun Facts About Mohandas Gandhi - October 31, 2009 08:49With every nonfiction book Ive written, Ive had to leave out lots of interesting material, usually due to space constraints or because it wasnt sufficiently relevant. I hope to share those untold stories, fascinating facts and more here. --Betsy Kuhn
20 Facts About the Life of Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi led a nonviolent protest known as the Dandi Salt March to protest a salt tax. Gandhi and his followers hiked to the Arabian Sea where they boiled sea water to make their own salt. Mahatma Gandhi used to travel with his goat so that he could have fresh milk. Mahatma Gandhi spoke English with an Irish accent, for one of his first teachers was an Irishman. This has led to attempts to create a glowing documentary of him, install busts in his likeness in political buildings, and even build a temple in his honor. Mahatma Gandhi once set up a commission to investigate a reincarnation claim. Mahatma Gandhi felt the Jewish victims of the Holocaust should have committed mass suicide.
Gandhi Had An Irish Accent. Gandhi spoke English with a tinge of an Irish accent; because one of his first English teachers was Irish. Source: Wikipedia. During his campaign from to , he walked around 79, km, equivalent to encompassing the Earth twice. Source: youthconnect. Gandhi experimented with smoking with his elder brother, but he soon quit smoking; finding it distasteful.
Gandhi Facts, Quotes, Holidays, and Places to Visit in India
The ideal's of Mahatma Gandhi were Ahimsa non-violence and satya truth. He not only contributed in India;s freedom struggle but also inspired people across the world and raise the voice against discrimination of caste, colour, religion. He was a simple man with vast ideas and he always give message to others that "Be the change you wish to see in the world". He was born on 2nd October, in Porbandar, Gujarat. He pursued law for one year at the University of Bombay and later went to University College London and completed his graduation in After that, he started working in the Bar council of England.