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The streets soon filled with people boycotting their work and refusing to cooperate with the British. This temple was erected to honour M. The two deaths anguished Gandhi.

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The Champaran agitation pitted the local peasantry against their largely British landlords who were backed by the local administration. Indians asked the British to leave the country.

He emphasised the use of non-violence to the British and towards each other, even if the other side uses violence. Along with that incident, there were various instances where Gandhi was refused a room in the hotels of South Africa as well as ordered to remove his turban by a court magistrate as well.

Those struck down fell sprawling, unconscious or writhing with fractured skulls or broken shoulders. Gandhi left India at the age of 19 to attend law school in England.

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One of Gandhi's most successful protests was called the Salt March. His family then rejoined him in Rajkot. He promoted using the homespun cloth that the native Indians once wore instead of the expensive imported British cloth.

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Biography Early life and background Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi [19] was born on 2 October [20] into a Gujarati Hindu Modh Baniya family [21] in Porbandar also known as Sudamapuria coastal town on the Kathiawar Peninsula and then part of the small princely state of Porbandar in the Kathiawar Agency of the Indian Empire.

On one trip, he took a train and was thrown out of first class and beaten up by white people for refusing to give up his seat to someone who was white. He decided then to become a political activist, so he could help change these unfair laws.

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