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Biography About Gandhi
He was born into a Hindu Modh Family and from a privileged caste. His father was the chief minister of Porbandar. In May 1883, Gandhi was 13 years old and got married to a girl named Kasturba Makhanji, a girl that was also 13. They had four sons in 1888. When he was offered the oppertunity of furthering his studies overseas, at University College London when he was 18. He started in September 1888.
(326 B.C.)Alexander the great of Macedon crosses the Indus River into India.
(320-550)India is ruled by the Guta Empire.
(1526)The rule of the Mogul Empire begins.
(1858)The British overthrows the Moguls and take control of India.
(1947)India gains independence from the British.
(1948)Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated.
(1966)Indira Gandhi becomes prime minister.
(1983)India wins the cricket world cup.
Map of India
10 Fun Facts About India
2- Indias hindu calendar has 6 seasons.
3- A man married a dog in India as atonement.
4- India has more mobile phones than toilets.
5- India has the largest slave population.
6- There is a gypsy tribe in India that celebrates death as one of the happiest events in their lives.
7- India is expected to be the worlds most populous country by 2050.
8- India housewives hold 11% of the worlds gold.
9- Dancing is one of Indias most highly developed arts.
10- Rabies is endemic in India.
India is home to an extraordinary variety of climatic regions. Ranging from tropical in the south to temperate and alpine in the Himalayan north, where elevated regions receive sustained winter snowfall. The nation's climate is strongly influenced by the Himalayas and the Thar Desert.