Daily Archives: September 12, 2011

Gandhi arrives in England for ‘dumb’ millions 80 years ago today

(watch Gandhi's arrival in London @ 1:12 into embedded video)

(Saturday, September 12, 1931) — Mahatma Gandhi, the pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement, arrived in London this afternoon in a chilling and drenching rain, determined to do his best at the second Round Table Conference for the “dumb and semi-starved millions” of India.