India

Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny...

...and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, when an age ends, and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in 1869. He´s way of fighting without violence for what one believed to be right called Satyagraha which means the force of truth. To Gandhi, satya (truth) and ahimsa (non-violence) were the most important things in life. "If I am a follower of Ahimsa , I must love my enemy"..