Just like Gandhi, and Martin Luther King Jr., He believed that jail was necessary, but he did not like jail.He served in jail for 27 years. He was the first African-american president in South Africa. He won a joint nobel-peace prize in 1993. Lastly he was an important in South Africa's history.
Gandhi was a major impact on Martin Luther King Jr., they both felt that jail was important and considered it an honor. Meaning they both thought that you were showing support in the movement of India and America.
Mahatma Gandhi was a peaceful man who is the first person to use civil disobedience, fighting for the rights of the Indian's non-violently. Peacefully going to jail feeling it was necessary for the Indian rights.