Today’s Google Doodle: Tribute to Mahatma GandhiCategory: Computers
Google has featured today in its homepage a doodle of a bald man with a moustache.
That man is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi who is celebrating is 140th birth anniversary. He was born on October 2, 1869 at Porbandar, a coastal town in present-day Gujarat, India.
He is officially honored as the “Father of the Indian Nation”. He is popularly known as Mahatma meaning, “great soul”.
Although he was not the originator of the principle of non-violence, he was the first to apply it in the political field on a huge scale. Due to his leadership politically and spiritually, India got its independence from Great Britain on August 15, 1947.
On January 30, 1948, Gandhi was assassinated at close range by Nathuram Godse in New Delhi, India.
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