Top 10 Interesting Facts About BAAPU, M.K GANDHI
All time Bapu for Indians , Mohandas Karmchand Gandhi was born on 2nd October 1869 in Gujrat, India.
He is also known as the Father of the Nation.
He was born to Hindu Merchant caste Family.
M. K Gandhi is popularly known because of his Activsim and his Non-violent moments against Britishers.
He went to London for his law studies in 1888 and returned india in 1891.
Lets know some more facts about this great Personality…
- Title of Mahatma was given to him in the Year 1914.
- 2nd October is celebrated as national holiday in his honor.
- Gandhi did his schooling from Alfred High School, Rajkot.
- He had 3 siblings , 2 brothers and 1 sister.
- He was nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 5 times.
- The Great soul was the Man of the Year (1930) for Time Magazine.
- His assassination was done by Nathuram Godse in the year 1948.
- Gandhi ji did many fasting during India’s freedom movement and his longest fast was for 21 days.
- He was married at the age of 13 and his wife name was Kasturba Gandhi.
- Gandhi ji’s photo India rupee notes were issued by RBI in year 1996.