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Acharya Kripalani A freedom fighter and a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi
Ahimsa (a-hinmsa), literally means non-violence. Ahimsa has been the doctrine of many a religions in India, especially Jainism. Mahatma Gandhi used it as a powerful means to fight the British. [more]
Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856-1920) Popular as Lokamanya; Leader of Indian freedom and educator; His vision of non-violent struggle was carried out by Mahatma Gandhi [more]
Bapuji Fatherly figure. A title affectionately given to Mahatma Gandhi.
Dharmananda Kosambi (1876-1947) Great Orientalist and Buddhist scholar who taught at Harward and Univ. of Leningrad; an associate of Mahatma Gandhi and an advocate of Ahimsa
Gandhi Mohandas (1869-1948) also known as Mahatma, is one of the greatest leaders of 20th century. Advocated non-violent struggle and equality of humans and lead an open, clean life. [more]
Jamanlal Bajaj (1886-1942) Industrialist and freedom fighter with the Indian National Congress. He was a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi
Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) Indian National Leader and Statesman; First Prime Minister of India; an eminent congressman and an associate of Mahatma Gandhi; father of Indira Gandhi [more]
Mahatma Gandhi Indian Spiritual and Political Leader; Advocated non-violent struggle [more]
Motilal Nehru Prominent member of the Indian National Congress before the rise of Mahatma Gandhi; father of Jawaharlal Nehru and grand father of Indira Gandhi
Porbandar The birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi in the state of Gujarat
Vallabhabhai Patel (1875-1950) Popular as *Sardar* or The Iron Man, is credited with unification of India with the many princely states after independence; a close follower of Mahatma Gandhi
Wardha Name of the city in Maharashtra most famous for imprisoning Mahatma Gandhi.


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