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South Africa Commemorates 125th Year Of Mahatma Gandhi’s Satyagraha

On the night of June 7, 1893, Gandhiji, a young lawyer then, was thrown off the train’s first class compartment at Pietermaritzburg station.

The screening of the biopic Making of a Mahatma here on Wednesday marked the opening of a three-day series of events to commemorate the historic incident 125 years ago when Mahatma Gandhi was evicted from a train because the compartment he was in was reserved for whites only.

Read it at The Hindu

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