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70 years ago, Mahātmā Gandhi’s ashes brought to S’pore after his assassination https://t.co/5eqrjMN63i

Revered as India’s Father of the Nation, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the iconic leader of modern India’s successful independence movement against British colonial rule. Dubbed with the honorific Mahātmā (Sanskirt for venerable), he was a unique leader, who did not advocate the use of violence, such as armed revolutions or military coups, to gain control — unlike revolutionary predecessors before him. Gandhi. Source: Wikipedia Advertisement Instead, Gandhi employed non-violent civil disobedience to lead India to independence from the British. His philosophy against violence and retaliation is summed up in the following quote that is often attributed to him: “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind” Through his charismatic leadership, India gained its independence on Aug. 15, 1947. Gandhi’s method of non-violent resistance has inspired the likes of U.S...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/01/mahatma-gandhi-singapore/

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