An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth - Part 2, Chapters 16-20 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapters 16-20 Summary

Since his work on the case is done, Gandhi returns to Durban to make preparations for his return to India. While in Durban he learns of a certain bill that was presented to the Legislature that, if passed, would deprive Indians of the right to elect members of the Natal Legislative Assembly. The Indian group in Natal asks Gandhi to stay and help them fight the bill. Gandhi agrees to stay but will not accept any financial compensation for his role. He only asks that they pay the expenses of the campaign.

In a meeting at Abdulla Sheth's home, the Indian elders of Natal agree to fight the bill, called the Franchise Bill. Gandhi explains that the lack of protest from the Indians is being used by proponents of the bill as evidence that it should be passed. Gandhi...

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