Kirti Mandir Porbandar – Birth Place of Mahatma Gandhi
Porbandar is a city situated in the State of Gujarat, India. It is a popular city as it is the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, known as Mahatma Gandhi was a political leader. He helped India acquire Independence from the British through his principles of Non-Violence. He is known for following non-violence. Gandhiji is called as the Father of the Nation. Kirti Mandir Porbandar is built in honor of Mahatma Gandhi.
A SIGNIFICANT PLACE IN THE HISTORY OF INDIA
Well, the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi is important. People who are interested in history, and want to know about the life of Gandhiji do come to Porbandar. Also, tourists are visiting this place. It is built right next to the place where Mahatma Gandhi was born.
KIRTI MANDIR PORBANDAR
The place is like a museum where you can find several paintings of Mahatma Gandhi which depict the journey of his life. The building has an Indian Flag at the top of the Entry Gate. There are pictures from his childhood, with his family and a few are from the work he had done with other leaders. You can know a lot of things about Gandhiji and the principles he followed at this place. He was a simple man with basic needs. He has inspired people to follow non-violence.
The birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi inside Kirti Mandir is preserved and maintained. You can visit the house where he was born. There is a library at this place where you can find books about Gandhiji. The place is very well-maintained and clean.
BIRTHPLACE OF MAHATMA GANDHI
Kirti Mandir in Porbandar is an important place. Being the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi, it holds an important significance in the history of India. The place helps to understand the journey of Mahatma Gandhi from his childhood.
Have a look at a detailed video tour of Kirti Mandir in the below link
There are a few other places you can visit near Porbandar. One of the interesting place near Porbandar is Madhavpur. It is popular for the Madhavpur Beach which is also a Blue Flag beach. It has some other interesting places to visit too. You can have a look at my blog post in the below link to know more about Madhavpur.