A heroic person can be considered as one who is willing to stand by his principles regardless of the consequence, is a leader or a pioneer in his field, and is looked up to by people and sets an example for others to follow. One great man who possessed all these great qualities was Mohandas K. Gandhi. At, an outer appearance, he was a man of simple means, but later turned out to be an individual with great principles. This great man took his first breath in this world in the year of 1869, in a wealthy business class family. The roots of Gandhi principles can be found in his early life, when Gandhi learned and adhered the concepts of non-injury to living beings, vegetarianism, fasting for ...

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his beliefs. Gandhi founded a political party in South Africa, which tried to get Indian people their rights in South Africa. Later, after seeing the oppression of Indians by the British in India, he decided to fight for their cause. He was a wealthy man in his own way, so he did not really need to worry about the poor people, but he stuck to his beliefs. When the country was immersed in bloodshed and turmoil Gandhi stepped in and guided them to the path of non-violence. Like a true hero he led the people onto the right track for achieving their goals.
There were many other freedom fighters in Indi at that time, but they all took the route of non-violence. But in the end, it was Gandhi's method of non-violence that succeeded in establishing India's freedom. He visited villages, which were deteriorating in condition, he talked to the villagers, listening to their grievance and helping in any ways possible, he built schools and hospitals. He championed the cause of poor and ...

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