Why did Mahatma Gandhi think that English education had enslaved Indians?
Mahatma Gandhi thought the English education developed a sense of inferiority among Indians. He believed that English education had enslaved the Indians.
Here is his concern about the English education system:
(i) It made them see Western civilization as superior, and destroyed the pride they had in their own culture.
(ii) It created a sense of inferiority in the minds of Indians.
(iii) Charmed by the West and after getting western education some Indians began admiring British rule.
(iv) It had poisoned their minds and soul.
(v) Some Indians after getting educated in English began to see the other Indians with scorn.
So, he called it sinful, he wanted a system that could help Indians recovers their sense of dignity and self-respect.