Gandhi Comes Alive

Gandhiji's Identification Chart

K.G. Mashruwala wrote in Harijan dated June 26, 1949, "At my request, the Bombay Government has supplied me with the following information regarding Gandhiji from Jail records."

Height : 5' 5"

Identification Marks

  • A scar 1/4" x 1/6" on the right thigh at a distance of about one third from the lower end on the front side.
  • A small mole on the outer side under the lower right eye-lid
  • A scar about the size of a pea below the left elbow on the inner side at about one-third distance from the lower end.