The Bhitiharwa Ashram, originally known as the Kasturba Sewa Kendra, was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi in November 1917. Bhitiharwa Gandhi Ashram Photo Source. Renovated in 2012, the Ashram’s walls have hundreds of framed archival photos of Gandhi’s visit, a school bell from those days and Kasturba Gandhi’s chakki (hand mill).
Mohandas Karmanchad Gandhi, who is also known as Mahatma Gandhi ,was the pre-eminent leader of Indian nationalism. Gandhi was born on 2nd October 1869 in Porbandar, a coastal town in Bombay. Gandhi was raised in a Hindu bania community in coastal Gujarat. During his life time he practised to be a good Hindu by obeying all the laws and helping.