The Gandhi family is the family of Mohandas Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948). Gandhi was the distinguished leader of the Indian independence movement in British-ruled India. Gandhi has been called the Father of the Nation, a title first given to him by Subhas Chandra Bose on 6 July 1944 during Bose’s address on the Singapore Radio. On 28 April 1947, Sarojini Naidu too referred to Gandhi with the title Father of the Nation.Gandhi is also referred to as Bapu in India, as prime minister Nehru called him at his funeral. In common parlance in India he is often called Gandhiji; ‘ji’ being a honorific suffix. Gandhi has also been referred to as Gae-ndy or Ga-ndhi as in Hindi the a makes an “ah” sound. Gandhi is commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi; Mahatma meaning “high souled” or “venerable” in Sanskrit;the term ‘Mahatma’ was used for the first time while he was still in South Africa.
In 1883, Gandhi married Kasturba.They had their first baby in 1885, who survived only a few days. The Gandhi couple had four more children, all sons: Harilal, born in 1888; Manilal, born in 1892; Ramdas, born in 1897; and Devdas, born in 1900.
|Books name||Bapu Jibani O Sandes/ବାପୁ ଜିବନୀ ଓ ସନ୍ଦେଶ|
|Editor||Srimati Shanti Pattnaik|
|No Of pages||362|
|Publisher||Cuttack Student Store|
|Printed At||Raghunath Prasad Printers|
|Distributor||Cuttack Student Store|