Gandhiji called the jail a palace. Many people are afraid of even mentioning its name. The jail means the high walls, the big gates, the fearsome guards, the handcuffs and noisy chains! Besides this a prisoner had to work on a big hand mill, draw water from the well and work on the oil mill too. In spite of this no one could escape the stick of the inspector.
imprisoned no one could escape. There was nothing to see and nothing to listen
thieves used to shake with fear at the mention of jail. But it never seemed
horrifying to Gandhiji, instead it seemed like a palace to him. He had enjoyed
its hospitality so many times. Similarly he had opened its gates for so many
say, "Why to have fear of going to jail while serving your country?" On the
contrary, it was only a pleasure.
you don't have to worry about anything once you enter the jail. The meal is
ready on time, you get clothes to wear, you even have a room and when there is
some work to do, a guard is always there for your safety. In addition, after the
hard work of the day, one gets a sound sleep at night.
king might not enjoy such luxury in his palace. He can't enjoy the meals
properly because of the worries and is unable to sleep comfortably.
had been in South African jail too. In India, he was frequently sent to Yerawada
and Sabarmati jail.
employees felt very awkward when they had to imprison him.