“My notion of democracy is that under it the weakest shall have the same opportunities as the strongest… no country in the world today shows any but patronizing regard for the weak… Western democracy, as it functions today, is diluted fascism… true democracy cannot be worked by twenty men sitting at the center. It has to be worked from below, by the people of every village” -Mahatma Gandhi


Mahatma Gandhi (October 2, 1869 – January 30, 1948)
He was a Lawyer, politician, activist, and writer. He studied at the University College London. He was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā In India, he is also called Bapu (father), and unofficially known as the Father of the Nation. He was assisinated in 1948 at the age of 78.