Media playback is unsupported on your device

Hardeep Singh Kohli on Mahatma Gandhi and London visit

4 July 2014 Last updated at 09:36 BST

The life of the man, who is known as the Father of India, and his role in history is examined by the comedian and broadcaster Hardeep Singh Kohli.

He spoke to Daily Politics reporter Giles Dilnot, as they looked back on how Mahatma Gandhi visited London's East End, and his promotion of non-violence as British colonial rule came to an end in India.

Archive film from Pathe News

This film is the latest in the My Favourite Political Thinker series

Follow @daily_politics on Twitter and like us on Facebook and watch a recent clip

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.