Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is also called as "Bapu'. He is also known as the father of nation. He was born on 2nd october, 1869 at Porbandar in state of Gujarat. His father was the diwan of rajkot.at the age of 12, He was married to Kasturba. he moved to England for higher studies. He returned as a barrister in 1891.
Bapu was totally opposed to violence. Truth and Ahimsa were his two forceful weapons. He had faith in peace. while opposing the British rule, Mahatma Gandhi went to jail several times.
Gandhiji was shot dead on January 30, 1948 by Nathu ram Godse. The father of the nation passed away, leaving all of us immensely sad . Nehru expressed a deep sorrow on his death. he said: