“When the war was declared,my personal sympathies were all with the Boers,but my loyalty to the British rule drove me to participation with this
“But what is wrong with hav the Union Jack in a corner of our flag? If harm has done 2 us by the British it hasnt done by their flag n we must also take note of the virtues of the British.”gandhiserve.org/cwmg/VOL096.PDF
“An empire that has DEFENDING India n of which India aspires to be EQUAL partner in great peri, n it ill befits India to stand aloof.We wont be nowhere widout Englishmen. liberty lovng English will surely yield,when they seen we hav laid our lives for them.”
He never disobeyed British Law and Law makers. He forced others to respect them.
(Like in 1920 Gandhi promised ‘Swaraj within a Year’, one year passed nothing happened.)
As put by Subhash Bose in his Autobiography-”The Working Committee(of Congress) since 1929 has been elected according to his dictation and no one can find a place on that committee who is not thoroughly submissive to him and his policy.”
From: The Life of Mahatma Gandhi (1950)