Gandhiji was Modh-waniya (Baniya) by caste. But what did he himself say about it?
Once government filed a case against him for sedition. The case was tried in Ahmedabad court.
The judge was sure to ask his name!
"What is your name?"
"Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi."
your home town?"
"Satyagraha Ashram, Sabarmati."
"What is your occupation?"
"Weaving and farming."
The judge was astonished with this reply. Even the people there were stunned.