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'Champaran Satyagrah' Transformed Gandhi To Mahatma:President

 Agencies |  2017-04-18 05:19:37.0  0  Comments

Patna: President Pranab Mukherjee today said "Champaran Satyagrah" proved to be a laboratory of "successful experiment with truth" which transformed Mohan Das Gandhi to Mahatma Gandhi who led India with its vast population of different faiths, to achieve Independence using the weapon of "Satyagrah" against the atrocities of British rulers. Mr Mukherjee, while addressing a function organised here to felicitate freedom fighters in centenary celebrations of 'Champaran Satyagrah', said the struggle launched against British atrocities in Champaran proved to be a laboratory of successful experiment with truth which transformed Mohan Das Gandhi to Mahatma Gandhi who led freedom struggle to enable India to achieve Independence. "Champaran provided a great weapon of Satyagarh to Mahatma Gandhi who used it in later part of his life to fight torture and atrocities meted out to the Indians by the British rulers," President said adding that he succeeded in his mission as people belonging to all faiths stood solidly behind him in his fight against the colonial rule. -- UNI

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