Influence of Gandhiji on Indian English Literature
Mohandas Karamchandra Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, at porbandar. He was the pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He was a pioneer of satyagrah. He was strict follower of truth and nonviolence. He led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. Indian calls him â€œBAAPUâ€. He is officially honoured as the Father of the Nation. Gandhi ji first employed non-violent civil disobedience as an expatriate lawyer in South Africa, in the resident Indian communityâ€™s struggle for civil rights. After his return to India in 1915, he set about organising peasants, farmers, and urban labourers in protesting excessive land-tax and discrimination. Moreover he highly influenced Indian English Literature also.