Great soul: mahatma gandhi and his struggle with india by joseph lelyveld ( alfred a knopf, 410 pp, $2795) in 1914, the tamil activist and editor ps aiyar took to the pages of his south african newspaper to appraise mohandas gandhi “mr gandhi may have been a good man prior to his assuming the. Mohandas gandhi is considered for many people the man of the century this poor man has done what powerful political rulers couldn't do the mahatma had fought and joined many indians against the british rule not giving up for years, he succeeded in gaining independence this essay will talk about gandhi's journey. Revered the world over for his nonviolent philosophy of passive resistance, mohandas karamchand gandhi was known to his many followers as mahatma, or “the great-souled one” he began his activism as an indian immigrant in south africa in the early 1900s, and in the years following world war i became the leading.
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