20 Lines On Mahatma Gandhi in English

20 Lines On Mahatma Gandhi -Whenever it comes to the independence of the country, the name of Gandhiji comes first in our mind. After the revolution of 1857, a new change took place in our long struggle for independence with the arrival of Gandhiji. Gandhiji made an unprecedented contribution to the country’s independence by following the path of non-violence. He was disappointed at the spread of communalism in the country and appealed to the people that we have to unite to attain freedom. Gandhiji was a great hero in the freedom of the country.

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20 Lines On Mahatma Gandhi

  1. Gandhiji’s real name is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
  2. Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 in Porbandar district of Gujarat.
  3. This day is known as World Non-Violence Day and Gandhi Jayanti.
  4. His father Karamchand Gandhi was a Diwan.
  5. His mother Putlibai had a lot of inclination towards religion.
  6. He was married to Kasturba Gandhi only at the age of 13.
  7. He completed his law studies from London.
  8. Bapu has given 3 principles of life – Satya, Ahimsa, Brahmacharya.
  9. He is also known as the Father of the Nation of our India.
  10. He was a great political and social reformer.
  11. Gandhiji has an important contribution in the independence of India.
  12. Gandhiji was always against untouchability and other evils.
  13. Bapu did many movements for the independence of the country.
  14. Mahatma Gandhi was a major pillar of the freedom movement.
  15. The first ‘Satyagraha Ashram’ built by Gandhiji is presently a national monument.
  16. Gandhiji built his first ashram on the banks of the Sabarmati river to serve the people.
  17. Champaran was the first movement of Gandhiji towards the independence of India.
  18. Gandhiji was a person of very generous nature, he was always ready for the poor and farmers.
  19. Champaran, Civil Disobedience, Non-Cooperation, and Salt Movement were important among the movements made by Gandhiji.
  20. Gopal considered Krishna Gokhale as his political guru.

More About Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhiji should be engaged in the service of the people throughout his life. Despite advocating from London, he chose not to live a comfortable life abroad and fight for the Indians in Africa. After that he returned after seeing the situation in India. Gandhiji never left the path of non-violence and also appealed to the people to give up violence. Gandhiji was a true patriot. He also contributed to the independence of the country and also ended many evil practices spread in the society. He was eventually assassinated by a disciple of Gandhiji.


Q. What did Gandhiji’s mother keep regularly?

A. Gandhi’s mother Putlibai was highly religious. His daily routine was divided into home and temple. She used to fast regularly and when someone in the family fell ill, she used to do service day and night in Sushrusha.

Q. What is Swaraj according to Gandhiji?

A. Gandhi was of the opinion that Swaraj means such a system run by the people’s representatives which is according to the needs of the people and the aspirations of the people.

Q. Where did Satyagraha start?

A. It was first initiated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1894 AD in South Africa.


In the words of Mahatma Gandhi, “Live something as if you are going to die tomorrow, learn something that you are going to live forever”. The Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, while living life on these principles, fought many movements against the British Empire for the independence of India.

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