Famous Personalities - Gopal Krishna Gokhale (1866-1915)

Famous Personalities - Gopal Krishna Gokhale (1866-1915)

1. A leading moderate nationalist leader, a reformer and spiritual leader.
2. A teacher by profession, Gokhale was a strong advocate of social reforms.
3. He laid special emphasis on mass education and higher technical and scientific education.
4. He was the founder of the Servants of India Society.
5. He also acted as President of the Indian National Congress.
6. A great parliamentarian who-visited England to enlighten the British public opinion regarding Minto-Morley Reforms and Public Services Commission.
7. Gandhi regarded Gokhale as his policial guru.
8. Gopal Krishna Gokhale was popularly known as the Socrates of Maharashtra.

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