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Biography About Gandhi

Gandhi's name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, but his byname was Mahatma Gandhi. He was born in October 2nd, 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat, in North West India and died in January 30th,1948 in Deli, India. Gandhi was an Indian Lawyer, Politician, Social Activist, and a writer who became the leader of the nationalist movement against the British rule of India.

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.

Timeline

(2000 B.C.)The Indus Valley civilization collapses.

(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.

Gandhi

Hello people from the world!

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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

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Live as if you were to die tomorrow; learn as if you were to live forever.

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Made a new friend today!

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Map of India

10 Fun Facts About India

1- India is the world largest democracy, with 1.2 billion people.

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.

Mumbai Bollywood

I had so much fun in Mumbai! I got to go to an amusement park and I rode soooooo many rides! Then later I went on a nature hunt and found these cool flowers and some animals. Then at night I rode a helicopter above of Mumbai and it was so beautiful. Then I got to eat a resterant called Villa 69. I ate the Pepper Soup and it tasted amazing!

Seasons

There are 6 seasons on the Hindu calendar. The 6 seasons are Spring, Summer, Monsoon, Autumn, Pre-Winter, and Winter. While they have 6 seasons, Texas has 4 seasons.

Climate


    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.