GANDHI: A Life

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Still, the protests against the Salt Acts elevated Gandhi into a transcendent figure around the world, and he was named Time magazine’s “Man of the Year” for 1930. This caused him much expenditure of strength for very small results. Obedient to dharma, Rama left for life in the forest with his wife Sita and his brother Lakshmana. However, the Government refused to modify the repressive laws. Wars were waged relentlessly in the Indian subcontinent.

Pages: 546

Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (September 3, 1999)

ISBN: 0471350621

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