Biography Early life and background Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi  was born on 2 October  into a Gujarati Hindu Modh Baniya family  in Porbandar also known as Sudamapuria coastal town on the Kathiawar Peninsula and then part of the small princely state of Porbandar in the Kathiawar Agency of the Indian Empire.
Indeed they both lunched in our house in Chennai on the same day. William Dalrymple's masterly Return of a King I have already reviewed. Ram Guha's Gandhi before India is also a beautifully written book, and the result of deep research into archives ignored by others.
It is fascinating to learn of Gandhi's progress from indifferent student to Mahatma, his time in the UK and in South A great start to the year with two wonderful works of non-fiction by two authors who I am privileged to have met.
It is fascinating to learn of Gandhi's progress from indifferent student to Mahatma, his time in the UK and in South Africa, his extensive friendships with people of many different nationalities and religions, his sprituality which could embrace the common core of all faiths.
As well as showing us - with evidence - how Gandhi's character was formed in his struggles in South Africa the book also opened a window for me on the origins of Apartheid.
It was not solely the Boers who were the problem. White Britons didn't want to allow hard working Indians to have rights in a colony which they felt should be for the them.
They weren't averse of course to indentured labourers as long as they went home again when their bondage was over. Fortunately there were also some Europeans who supported the fight - not only for the Indians but also for Africans. Guha is not blind to some of Gandhi's more eccentric habits but one does come to see how his self-denial, particularly in dietary and later sexual matters form part of his own "training" to be able to endure suffering and hardship in the sake of a just cause.
I look forward to the next volume. Will Ram Guha be able to reveal new insights into the much more widely chronicled life and work of Gandhi after his return to India.
I suspect he will.Gandhi¶s life and his work in brief. Birth and Parents Gandhi was born on October 2, , at Porbandar. Mohandas or Mohan was youngest of the three sons of Putlibai and Karamchand Gandhi. Peasants’ Perception of Gandhi and his Programme Chapter 5 Peasants’ Perception of Gandhi and his Programme: Oudh, * The role of Gandhi in the Indian national struggle against imperialism has been constantly analysed by the historiographers of modern India.
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Life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in eight volumes, Chaman Nahal's Gandhi Quartet, and Pyarelal and Sushila Nayyar with their Mahatma Gandhi in 10 volumes. The biography, Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India by Joseph Lelyveld contained controversial material speculating about Gandhi's sexual life.
Political party: Indian National Congress.
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