Themes In Indian History - Important Questions

Book: Themes In Indian History - Important Questions

Chapter: 13. Mahatma Gandhi and The Nationalist Movement

Subject: History - Class 12th

Q. No. 9 of Long Answer (4 Marks)

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How did Mahatma Gandhi seek to identify with the common people?

Mahatma Gandhi looked for identification of himself with the common persons of India. For this action plan:

(A) He initiated to live in a very basic lifestyle. He wore simple clothing which a poor Indian would wear.

(B) He spoke local people’s language.

(C) Mahatma Gandhi attacked untouchability and opposed the caste system while personally living with the Harijan.

(D) Gandhiji attached dignity to physical work as well as labour. He worked on Charkha in addition to cleaning the toilets.

(E) He attacked the sentiments or feelings of classification of people into high and low castes.


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