Gandhi Jayanti 2021: A look at Mahatma's journey and legacy in pictures

10:00 AM Oct 02, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

The father of our nation, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was born on October 2, 1869 in Gujarat's Porbandar. Gandhi's role in India's freedom movement is undeniable, and even today his life and achievements and beliefs are celebrated and remembered across the world.

Gandhi led a fascinating and revoluntionary life full of ups and downs. From Gandhi's childhood to his final days in 1948, pictures have been captured of these legendary personality that are a witness of his legacy.


Here are some of them. Have a look.


Mohandas at Porbandar, Age 7
With his brother Laxmidas in 1886
During the early years of legal practice, Johannesburg, 1900
Gandhi with office colleagues, Kallenback and Sonja Schlesin.
Gandhi and Kasturba on their return to India in 1915
Gandhiji at civic reception on his advet to India, 1915.
Gandhiji during Kheda Satyagraha days, 1918
Gandhi at the wheel in Sabarmati Ashram in 1925
Gandhi ceremoniously breaking the salt law by picking up a lump of natural salt at Dandi on Apirl 6, 1930
Gandhi with Charlie Chaplin in London, 1931
Gandhi at the Round Table Conference, 1931
Gandhi with Abha and Manu
Gandhi during meditation
Gandhi during non-cooperation movement
Gandhi at Champaran, 1939
Gandhi with Rabindranath Tagore, 1940
Gandhi with Jinnah, Bombay
Gandhi with young Indira
Kasturba breathed her last at Aga Khan palace, 1944
Gandhi with Jawaharlal Nehru, Bombay, July 1946
Gandhi at Birla House with members of the new parliament
Gandhi in deep sleep at Birla House
Gandhi's last journey
Gandhi's ashes to be immersed at Pareyag by Jawaharlal Nehru

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