Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated every year across India on October 2 to mark the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. It is one of the three national holidays that are celebrated in the country. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Bapu, was an instrumental figure in India’s freedom struggle. He is also known as the ‘Father of The Nation’, and this title was given to him by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose for his relentless struggles for independence. Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869. This year, it will be his 154th birth anniversary. Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti 2023 Date & Significance: From His Political Career to the Green Revolution of India, Everything To Know About the 2nd Prime Minister of India.
On June 15, 2007, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) announced that it adopted a resolution which declared that October 2 will be celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence. As Gandhi Jayanti 2023 nears, here’s all you need to know about the special day dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi.
Gandhi Jayanti 2023 Date
Gandhi Jayanti 2023 will be celebrated on Monday, October 2.
Gandhi Jayanti Significance
Gandhi Jayanti serves as a perfect day to honour and remember the life, teachings, and contributions of Baapu to India’s freedom struggle rule. He was a prominent leader of the Indian independence movement and played a pivotal role in achieving freedom through non-violent civil disobedience and satyagraha. Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday in India. October 2023 Holidays Calendar With Major Festivals & Events: Get the List of Significant Dates in the Tenth Month.
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Gandhi Jayanti is marked by prayer services and tributes all over India, including at Gandhi's memorial, Raj Ghat in New Delhi, where he was cremated. On this day, schools, colleges, and institutions often hold special programs, debates, essay competitions, and cultural events showcasing the life and principles of Mahatma Gandhi.
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