Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom Summary for Class 10 [EASY to LEARN; 2020]

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Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom Summary for Class 10
Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom Summary for Class 10
Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom Summary for Class 10

Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom Summary Start ➢

Main Character of Story ➦

This chapter is a biography of Nelson Mandela and also in this chapter, we read about how South Africa become independent from White people, how South Africa become a Democratic country and so many other things. So let’s start Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom chapter.

What happens on the 10th of May ➦

On the 10th of May, the sky was clear and bright. For the past few days, so many international leaders and famous personalities come to pay their respect before the inauguration.

In your mind, one question is a rise that what is the meaning of inauguration? so south Africa becomes independent from their white people and you know that if any country gets their freedom then it celebrate their freedom.

So also south Africa gets freedom and they celebrate it.

Where this ceremony held ➦

These ceremonies conduct in the union building of Pretoria. For a decade this had been the seat of white supremacy but now white black and every type of people come here to celebrate their freedom.

And in South Africa first democratic, the non-racial government established. On the stage, Mr. De Klerk was the first person in as second deputy president.

Then Thabo Mbeki was a person in as first deputy president.

What Nelson Mandela say ➦

Nelson Mandela say when it was my turn, I pledged to obey and uphold the constitution and to devote myself to the well-being of the republic and its people.

Nelson Mandela says to guests and that people who watch in television:- Today all of us do by our presence here, confer glory and to newborn liberty. And an extraordinary human disaster that runs too long, must be born a society of which all humanity will be proud.

Why Nelson Mandela remembers its past ➦

Military and Air force celebrate a new democratic government that had been freely and fairly elected. Nelson Mandela says before some time they(African military) not salute but arrest me.

But today they value me. Nelson Mandela tells in the first decade of the twentieth century, the Anglo-Boer war and before my own birth, the white-skinned peoples of South Africa start doing racial discrimination against black-skinned peoples.

Now in the last decade of the twentieth century, this racial discrimination system was abolished and today South Africa is a democratic country.

Famous, Great men’s of that time ➦

In the struggling time, so many great men are born like Oliver Tambos, Walter Sisulus, the Chief Luthuli’s, Yusuf Dadoo, the Bram Fishers, the Robert Sobukwes like people are born. And for getting more great people like this a country.

Freedom of hunger born in Nelson Mandela ➦

Nelson Mandela tells us I was not born with a hunger to be free because I was born free- and I am free for playing, running in the field, swimming in the river, or do anything that I want to do.

But when my age is increasing and I become a boyhood then I realized that all freedom that I need, it was already taken from me because I was not right to stay out at night, read what I pleased and go where I chose. And later I realized even my family, friends, even country people don’t have rights.

Then the hunger for freedom is born in me, and I join African National Congrees(ANC) and after joining ANC my life completely changed a crowd person become a bold man, law respecting person to a criminal, a family loving husband to a man without a home, life-loving man to a monk.

And after struggle for so many years today, my family to my country people are free and they have the freedom to do anything in the South Africa democratic country.


About the Author 

Rolihlahla Mandela is the author of Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom chapter. Rolihlahla Mandela was born on 18 July 1918 and died on 5 December 2013. He was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician who served as president of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He received more than 25 honors including the 1993 novel peace prize.


Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom Summary
Nelson Mandela Long Walk to Freedom Summary

6 ➵ Important lines from( Nelson mandela long walk to freedom chapter)

  1. On the stage, Mr. De Klerk was the first person in as second deputy president. Then Thabo Mbeki was a person in as first deputy president of South Africa.
  2. These ceremonies conduct in the union building of Pretoria.
  3. Two national anthems in South Africa whites singing’NKOSI SIKELEL -iAFRIKA’ and black singing ‘DIE STEM’.
  4. Nelson Mandela joins African National Congrees(ANC) and after joining ANC Nelson life was completely change.
  5. Oliver Tambos, Walter Sisulus, the Chief Luthuli’s, Yusuf Dadoo, Bram Fischer, the Robert Sobukwes are the freedom fighter of South Africa.
  6. Nelson Mandela Say Every man has two obligations(responsibilities) first is family, friend, parents, wife, son, and second is people, community, society, country.

8 ➵ The important question for the Board exam(from Nelson Mandela long walk to freedom chapter)

Question 1:- How did Mandela’s understanding of freedom change with age and experience?

Answer:- In his childhood, Mandela thought that freedom is to run in the fields, swim in the stream, and ride the broad backs of slow-moving bulls. The laws of man or God did not matter to him. This conception of freedom changed with age and experience. As a student, he wanted only freedom for himself. He wanted the freedom to pass the night out, read what he liked, and go wherever he wants. It was only at his young age when he recognized the basic and honorable freedom of achieving his potential, of earning his keep, of marrying and having a family. Now he wanted freedom not only for himself but also for his fellow men.

Question 2:- Define Hate and love in the Nelson Mandela word?

Answer:- Nelson Mandela says no one is born hating another on the basis of colour of skin or religion. If they can learn to hate then why not learn to love which comes naturally. He believed in the goodness of man that never dies.

Question 3:- What Nelson Mandela remembers about his past.

Answer:- Nelson Mandela says remember its past and say I was not unmindful of the fact that not so many years before they would not have saluted but arrested me. But today they give me respect and also salute me.

Question 4:- What does Mandela refer to as ‘extraordinary human disaster’?

Answer:- Nelson Mandala refers to ta as “An extraordinary human disaster” because it was the practice of Apartheid in South Africa. Black South African people face racial discrimination and they were ignored, their toilet, worship places, cinema are divided into black and white people. Black has no right like the Right to speech, Right to freedom. So Nelson Mandela refers to as ‘an extraordinary human disaster’ because A human needs freedom to do anything, express their opinion but black people are suppressed by white people.

Question 5:- Why did Mandela thank the international leader for?

Answer:- Mandela thanked the international leader for having come to take part in the common victory for justice, peace, and human dignity on South African soil.

Question 6:- What freedom meant to Mandela in childhood? [CBSE 2015]

Answer:- During childhood the meaning of freedom for Mandela was quite limited he considered it to be free to run in the fields, to swim in the clear stream, free to roast mealies, and ride the board backs of slow-moving bulls.

Question 7:- What did Mandela realize about his brothers and sisters? [CBSE 2012]

Answer:- Mandela realized that his brothers and sisters were not free in their own country due to their color. The freedom of everyone in his society was curtailed. He joined the African National Congress and fought for freedom.


5 ➵ Simple question for you(from Nelson Mandela long walk to freedom chapter)

  1. Hate destroys this world in the future do you think?
  2. This type great person like Mandela, Gandhi did not come in the future do you believe?
  3. Name of Nelson Mandela daughter?
  4. Name of South Africa old national anthem?
  5. How many national anthems sang in south Africa?

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