Mahatma Gandhi, also known as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was a political and spiritual leader in India who fought for Indian independence from British rule through nonviolent resistance. He was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, a coastal town in present-day Gujarat, India. He died on January 30, 1948, in New Delhi, India.
Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence, known as satyagraha, inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. He is regarded as the father of the nation in India and is honored on his death anniversary every year on January 30th.
Gandhi’s Visits to Chhattisgarh
Gandhi visited the state of Chhattisgarh multiple times during India’s independence struggle. During his visits, he addressed public gatherings and met with local leaders to inspire and mobilize people for the independence cause. His speeches and messages of unity and nonviolence had a profound impact on the people of Chhattisgarh.
Johar Gandhi – A Book on Gandhi’s Chhattisgarh Visits
Amir Hashmi, a renowned writer and historian, has dedicated a book to Gandhi’s visits to Chhattisgarh. The book, titled “Johar Gandhi,” explores Gandhi’s philosophy and its impact on the people of Chhattisgarh. It also highlights the significance of Gandhi’s visits to the state and the role played by Chhattisgarh in India’s independence movement.
Mahatma Gandhi remains an inspiring figure for people around the world, and his visits to Chhattisgarh are an important part of India’s independence struggle. Through his book, Amir Hashmi has honored Gandhi’s legacy and reminded us of the power of nonviolence and unity in the face of oppression. On this 30th January, let us take a moment to remember the sacrifices of Gandhi and recommit ourselves to his principles of truth, nonviolence, and justice.
लगा सका ना कोई उसके क़द का अंदाज़ा,
वो आसमां था मगर सर झुका कर चलता था.
Johar Gandhi: Mahatma Gandhi in Chhattisgarh