India's famous hunger strikes

Updated: Jun 04, 2011 07:06 IST

Though Mahatma Gandhi sat on many fasts one of his important fast was in 1943. He was on fast for 21 days as a “penance for deadlock” between the Viceroy and Indian leaders. This was a turning point in the freedom struggle.
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Though Mahatma Gandhi sat on many fasts one of his important fast was in 1943. He was on fast for 21 days as a “penance for deadlock” between the Viceroy and Indian leaders. This was a turning point in the freedom struggle.

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