Item 565 - Autobiography : Or the story of my experiments with truth

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Autobiography : Or the story of my experiments with truth

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(2 October 1869–30 January 1948)

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Lawyer and anti-apartheid activist who came to South Africa in 1893. He developed a strategy of non-violence resistance. In 1914 he left South Africa for India. Led India to independence in 1947 and inspired civil rights movements around the world. He was given the name Mahatma which means "great soul" in sanskrit by the people of India.

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NMCM ; Reading Room ; AB-G

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M.K. Gandhi (Author)

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Presented to Mandela to commemorate his visit to the Gandhi Samadhi (Memorial) at Rajghat, New Delhi, on 25 Jan. 1995 ; signed by the Secretary of the Rajghat Samadhi Committee.

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