Kasturba <I>Makhanji</I> Gandhi

Kasturba Makhanji Gandhi

Birth
Gujarat, India
Death 22 Feb 1944 (aged 74)
Pune (Poona), Maharashtra, India
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered
Plot Aga Khan Palace, Pune where she died
Memorial ID 92343579 View Source
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Wife of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

Married to Gandhi in 1882 at the age of thirteen.

They had four sons together: Harilal (1888), Manilal (1892), Ramdas (1897), and Devdas (1900).

Joined Gandhi in his peaceful protest against the British empire to gain India's freedom and was ofter arrested with her husband.

In January 1944 while she and Gandhi were inprisoned in the Aga Khan Palace, she suffered two heart attacks.

The doctors said there wasn't anything they could do to save her.

She died in Gandhi's arms while both were still in prison.


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