Kasturba Gandhi was Mahatma Gandhi’s wife. Working closely with her husband, Kasturba Gandhi became a political activist fighting for civil rights and Indian independence. From 1904 to 1914, she was active in the Phoenix Settlement near Durban. During the 1913 protest against working conditions for Indians in South Africa, Kasturba was arrested and sentenced to three months imprisonment.
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