An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth - Part 5, Chapters 11-15 Summary & Analysis

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Part 5, Chapters 11-15 Summary

In March of 1916, a resolution is proposed to end the indentured servant system. This is how Indians were immigrating to Natal. The tax in South Africa had been eliminated and Gandhi and others want the immediate elimination of the system. Gandhi begins a nationwide tour of agitation traveling third-class on Indian trains. The government announces the end of the indentured servant system meeting the deadline established by Gandhi's group.

The tinkathia system is the next challenge for Gandhi. This is a tithe system in the Champaran, where the tenant must plant 3/20 of his land with indigo for the landlord. Rajkumar Shukla requests Gandhi's assistance in the problem of tinkathia. Gandhi finally travels with him to Patna and as Gandhi contacts friends in Patna support arrives in the forms of Brajkishorebabu and Rajendra Babu. They acquaint him with the facts...

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