Ghanhi Essay

This essay has a total of 443 words and 3 pages.


I am purely amazed by the astonishing personal revolution by which a simple inarticulate
man transformed himself into the Mahatma, who ushered the British Empire out of India
without even firing a shot. In the age of Empire and Military might he proved that the
powerless had power and that force of arms would never prevail against force of spirit.
Based on all this, Mahatma Gandhi surely deserved an award, which spoke of his efforts,
his fight for freedom and justice and all his other contributions to this world. This award
could be given to a few other people also who have been great reformers. It could be
given to one who is a reformer, who has fought for the rights of the people, one who has
fought against all the injustice, malpractices of this world, for the oppressed people. One
who does not use his status, power and military to reform the world but his own might
and that force of spirit to make this place a better world. One who displays the courage
and conviction to stand for his beliefs. In short, he/she could be called the guiding light for
peace in this world. Gandhi’s concept of nonviolent resistance liberated one nation and
sped the end of colonial empires around the world. His marches and fasts fired the
imagination of oppressed people everywhere. Millions sought freedom and justice under
Mahatma’s guiding light. He proclaimed the power of love, peace and freedom. He fought
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