Chidambaram, till now the Home Minister, who has been moved to the Finance Ministry to fill the vacancy caused by the election of Shri Pranab Mukherjee as the President of India.
Biography Early life and background Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi  was born on 2 October  into a Gujarati Hindu Modh Baniya family  in Porbandar also known as Sudamapuria coastal town on the Kathiawar Peninsula and then part of the small princely state of Porbandar in the Kathiawar Agency of the Indian Empire.
His father, Karamchand Uttamchand Gandhi —served as the diwan chief minister of Porbandar state. His first two wives died young, after each had given birth to a daughter, and his third marriage was childless.
InKaramchand sought his third wife's permission to remarry; that year, he married Putlibai —who also came from Junagadh,  and was from a Pranami Vaishnava family. As a child, Gandhi was described by his sister Raliat as "restless as mercury, either playing or roaming about.
One of his favourite pastimes was twisting dogs' ears. In his autobiography, he admits that they left an indelible impression on his mind. To keep two or three consecutive fasts was nothing to her.
His family then rejoined him in Rajkot. There he studied the rudiments of arithmetic, history, the Gujarati language and geography. Mehtab was older in age, taller and encouraged the strictly vegetarian boy to eat meat to gain height.
He also took Mohandas to a brothel one day, though Mohandas "was struck blind and dumb in this den of vice," rebuffed the prostitutes' advances and was promptly sent out of the brothel. The experience caused Mohandas mental anguish, and he abandoned the company of Mehtab.
Recalling the day of their marriage, he once said, "As we didn't know much about marriage, for us it meant only wearing new clothes, eating sweets and playing with relatives. The two deaths anguished Gandhi. Harilalborn in ; Manilalborn in ; Ramdasborn in ; and Devdasborn in But he dropped out and returned to his family in Porbandar.
Gandhi's uncle Tulsidas also tried to dissuade his nephew. Gandhi wanted to go. To persuade his wife and mother, Gandhi made a vow in front of his mother that he would abstain from meat, alcohol and women. Gandhi's brother Laxmidas, who was already a lawyer, cheered Gandhi's London studies plan and offered to support him.
Putlibai gave Gandhi her permission and blessing.An analysis of mindset of the so-called left-liberals in India See more. Analysis & Commentary by India Facts. Dr. Anirban Ganguly's analysis of how Sonia Gandhi's aide, John Dayal testified against India before a US body that meddles in India's internal affairs.
Find this Pin and more on Opinion, Analysis & Commentary by India Facts. Gandhi, Satyagraha, and the Western Mind There is much that can be said about such a great leader like Gandhi. He had many skills that were needed to make a difference in the world.
An Analysis of the Role of Gandhi and His Opinion on the Western Mindset PAGES 2. WORDS 1, View Full Essay. 1. Gandhi was a teenage newlywed. At 13, Gandhi, whose father was the “diwan,” or chief minister, of a series of small princely states in western India, wed Kasturba Makanji (), then.
Gandhi, the patron of non-violence, is synonymous with India, but while he is quoted extensively by left- and right-wing alike, it is important to debunk the mythology surrounding the man.
The Centre rejected his charge and said the Archbishop’s comments reflected his “prejudiced” mindset. Although the letter doesn’t advocate any political party but the language used reflected Christian beliefs which didn’t go well with the Pro-Hindu political parties of our country.
Billionaire Anil Ambani has written to Congress President Rahul Gandhi refuting allegations of his Reliance Group lacking experience to get the Rafale fighter jet deal and said the government had no role in French Group Dassault picking up his company as a local partner.
In a two-page letter written.