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The movie Gandhi begins with the assassination of Mohandas K Gandhi on January 30 1948 His assassination occurred because of the separation of Hindus and Muslims into India and Pakistan The movie quickly moves back into Gandhis earlier life where at this time during the story he is a practicing attorney While traveling on a train in South Africa the conductor of the train wants him to move from his first class seat The reason being he is an Indian He refuses to give up his first class seat This causes him to become upset and he decides to organize a burning of the discriminatory codes Gandhi is very spiritually oriented and taught non-violence resistance throughout his entire life during the movie which eventually leads to Indias independence from British colonial rule He believes that everyone is equal in Gods eyes During the film he becomes very involved with many religious movements Other Indians are very mad because British rule is continuously limiting their rights of freedom Gandhis supporters promise to fight the British to the death He constantly discourages the violent behavior In a certain part of the movie Gandhi is in prison While some of his supporters are gathered quietly in a little square police lock up the square killing over 1000 victims located within This upsets Gandhi and he becomes dispirited Even after the tribulation he continues to urge non-violence however his fellow Indians are still fighting among the police He and his wife Kasturba live off of the land entirely During one scene they ask all of Gandhis followers to burn all of their clothes that were made in Britain and wear only what they have made themselves Gandhi religiously practices this for his entire life He is usually seen wearing only a loincloth During a protest against the British rule all Indians stopped what work they were doing causing many cities to cripple During another scene
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