Explain Any Five Points About Gandhi's Idea Of Satyagraha

The idea of Satyagraha was successfully organised by Gandhiji in 1915. Satyagraha was successfully organised in a number of places including Ahmedabad, Bihar, Kheda and also in South Africa. The word Satyagraha refers to following the path of truth and non-violence to attain freedom and fight against injustice.

Five points about Gandhi’s idea of satyagraha are:

  1. According to Gandhi, Satyagraha was a unique weapon to fight injustice.
  2. The idea of satyagraha highlighted the power of truth and the need to search for the truth.
  3. Satyagraha was a novel method of mass agitation, which stressed the principle of truth, tolerance, non-violence and peaceful protests.
  4. Satyagraha supported that for true cause and struggle against injustice, physical force is not required to fight with the oppressor.
  5. Gandhi believed that the satyagraha battle will be won and this battle also unite the Indians by this dharma of truth and non-violence

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