In May 1883, Mahatma Gandhi was married to Kasturbai Makhanji Kapadia in an arranged marriage, according to the native customs. Mahatma Gandhi was not even fourteen, at that time He was very joyful for he knew that he would get new clothes to wear and a new friend to play with but when he developed, he was always against child marriage and fought against child marriage custom. Mahatma Gandhi described “Child Marriage Custom” as the bad custom of India.
02-10-2019 : The Postage Stamp on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi lost a year at school due to marriage. But after some time he started his studies. Mahatma Gandhi had dropped out of the inexpensive college he could afford in Bombay. In November 1887, the 18-year old Gandhi graduated from high school, in Ahmedabad. In January 1888 he registered at Samalads College in Bhavnagar then the sole degree-granting institution of higher training in the area. But he dropped out and back to his family in Porbandar.