Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is well known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapuji.
He was called as Mahatma in honour in South Africa in 1914 which was later used throughout the world.
Subash Chandra Bose addressed him “The Father of the Nation” in an Interview in Singapore Radio on 6 July 1944 which was later widely adopted by all Indians and he was conferred the title “Bapu”
He was a Lawyer and for The Abdullah case he went to South Africa in 1893 where he developed his political views and ethics.
Upon the request of Gopal Krishna Gokhle, he returned to India in 1915 with an International reputation as a leading Indian nationalist, theorist and community organiser.
Non Co-operation Movement, Salt Satyagraha, Quit India Movement are few of his remarkable freedom fight which resulted in India’s Independence from British Rule.
Time magazine named Gandhi the Man of the Year in 1930 and listed him second in the list next to Albert Einstein as the The Most Important People of the Century in the year 1999.