10 interesting facts about  Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi's birth name: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, born on October 2, 1869.

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He earned the title "Mahatma" in 1914 and was lovingly called "Bapu" in India.

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Gandhi's mission encompassed women's rights, caste system abolishment, and religious equality.

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Mahatma Gandhi's parents followed different religions.

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He fasted to support the untouchables, calling them "harijans"

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Gandhi experimented with diets, promoting vegetarianism in his book.

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Gandhi was a philosophical anarchist, advocating nonviolence and self-governance.

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He married Kasturbai at 13, and they had four sons before he embraced celibacy

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His image has appeared on Indian rupees since 1996.

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Gandhi lived for 21 years in South Africa and faced multiple imprisonments

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