Marking Gandhi's birth anniversary

Indian students in Bangalore celebrating in front of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary yesterday. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Bapu or Father of the Nation, was born on Oct 2, 1869, in Porbandar, Gujarat. He studi
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Indian students in Bangalore celebrating in front of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary yesterday. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Bapu or Father of the Nation, was born on Oct 2, 1869, in Porbandar, Gujarat. He studied law in Britain and practised in South Africa, but later returned home to join the Indian freedom struggle.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 03, 2017, with the headline 'Marking Gandhi's birth anniversary'. Print Edition | Subscribe