During his lifetime, gandhi carried out three major nationalist movements which are discussed below the non-cooperation movement the first of the gandhi-led movements was the non-cooperation movement lasting from september 1920 until february 1922.
Mahatma gandhi’s father, karamchand gandhi, served as a chief minister in porbandar and other states in western india his mother, putlibai, was a deeply religious woman who fasted regularly at the age of 13, mahatma gandhi wed. His support for the khilafat movement also helped him sideline muhammad ali jinnah, who had announced his opposition to the satyagraha non-cooperation movement approach of gandhi jinnah began creating his independent support, and later went on to lead the demand for west and east pakistan.
In his book “roots for radicals,” chambers writes, “the movements of the 1960s and 70s — the civil rights movement, the antiwar movement, the women’s movement — were vivid, dramatic, and attractive. Gandhi and his thought: mohandas karamchand gandhi was born on 2, oct 1869 at porbandar in gujarat after getting his legal education in britain he landed at durban in 1893 on a one-year contract to sort out the legal problems of dada abdullah, a gujarati.
Mahatma gandhi drew praise for his contribution round the world so much so that his birth-date is celebrated as ‘international day of non-violence’ he took india to a totally new level by employing movements like non-violence, civil disobedience and civil rights during india’s freedom struggle with the british.
Gandhi's contribution to the indian freedom movement cannot be measured in words he, along with other freedom fighters, compelled the british to leave india his policies and agendas were non-violent and his words were the source of inspiration for millions.
Gandhi's nonviolent approach offers lessons for peace movements, stanford scholar says stanford's saumitra jha suggests that new evidence calls for a reinterpretation of gandhi's nonviolent movement for independence in india. After sporadic violence broke out, gandhi announced the end of the resistance movement, to the dismay of his followers british authorities arrested gandhi in march 1922 and tried him for sedition he was sentenced to six years in prison but was released in 1924 after undergoing an operation for appendicitis.