Oct 2- Birth at Probandar,
Primary Schooling begins in
Entered high school in
Married to Kasturbai
Father’s death at 63
Passed Matriculation examination, joined
Birth of first son, and sailed from
Persuaded by Indians there to stay in
Organized the Indian Ambulance Corps for British in Boer War
Opened Law office in
‘Indian Opinion’ Journal Started by him,
Organised Ambulance Corps for Zulu Rebellion’
Celibacy vow taken
11th September. First Satyagraha Campaign launched with
June. Satyagraha against the ‘Black Act’ forcing compulsory registration on Asians
Jan. First imprisonment for Satyagraha
Aug. Second Satyagraha campaign began with bonfire of registration certificates
Wrote ‘Hind Swaraj’ while returning to
Established Tolstoy Farm near
Nov. Third Satyagraha begins with the “great march” of 2000 Indian miners from
Satyagraha suspended following;
Jan. Agreement between Smuts, C.F. Andrews and Gandhiji and the passage of Indian Relief Act
Jan. Arrived back in
May. Established Satyagraha Ashram at
Kochrab near Ahmedabad
Feb. Inaugural Speech at
Champaran Satyagraha for right of peasants
on Indigo Plantation
Led strike of mill workers at Ahmedabad and succeeded in achieving peaceful settlement in the favour of mill workers. Undertook his first fast in
First all India Satyagraha conceived against the Rowlatt Bills denying all Civil Liberties to Indians
Became editor of ‘Young India’ and ‘Navajivan’
Elected President of All India Home Rule League launched non-co-operation movement. Gave up his Kaiser-e-Hind medal
Mass Civil Disobedience, thousands arrested Gandhiji entrusted with ‘Sole executive authority’ on behalf of Congress
Suspended the mass-movement following
Wrote ‘Satyagraha in
Bardoli Satyagraha launched under Sardar Patel’s leadership
‘Purna Swaraj’ declared on 26th January 1930.
March 12. Historic Dandi March begins from Sabarmati under his leadership to break the Salt Law
April 6. Breaking of Salt Law on the seashores of Dandi by him. The Salt Satyagraha begins in full earnest
May. Bapu arrested
The Historic Gandhi-Irwin Pact signed
August - Sailed for
December - Visited
September - Began Epic Fast in Yervada Prison against British decision of seperate electorate for untouchables, ended it in the presence of Gurudev when the Yervada Pact was accepted by the British.
Began weekly Publication ‘Harijan,’ began the nationwide campaign against untouchability
Disbanded Sabarmati Ashram, Converted it into a centre for removal of untouchability.
Selected Segaon, Near wardha, to be the next Ashram, better known as Sevagram Ashram.
Untouchability Removal campaign continued with visits to the South.
Tour of NWFP with Badshah Khan.
Launched Individual civil-disobedience Satyagraha with Selection of Vinoba Bhave as the first Individual Satyagrahi.
Failure of Cripps
August Launching of the Quit India Movement-nation wide Satyagraha began-under his leadership.
Arrested and put in Pune’s
Kasturba’s death at 74, ending 62 years of married life.
March met British Cabinet
November – Began peace mission in 49 villages in
March- Bihar tour to stop communal riots there.
March met the Viceroy Lord Mountbatten in
May- Opposed decision to accept partition of
August 15,fasted and prayed in
9 September Came to
January 13- Last fast of his life- 5 day’s fast in
January 20- Bomb explosion in Prayer Meeting at Birla House.
January 30- Assasinated in 78th year of life at Birla House Prayer Grounds by Nathuram Godse End of epic life in its physical form but immortal in spirit.