Every year, Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated on October 2 to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, who is popularly known as the ‘Father of the Nation.’ Gandhi, who is also fondly known as ‘Bapu,’ was a visionary leader who was instrumental in the Indian independence movement against British colonial rule. Gandhi Jayanti is a significant day in India and is celebrated with various events and activities to honour and celebrate Bapu’s life. On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti 2023, several events are held in schools and educational institutions, highlighting Gandhiji’s teachings. A fancy-dress competition for Gandhi Jayanti is a wonderful way to honour the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi.

If you are looking for Gandhi Jayanti fancy dress competition ideas for your kids, we have you covered! For a fancy-dress competition, the obvious choice can be a simple, traditional Indian attire like a dhoti, kurta, and a shawl to depict Mahatma Gandhi complimented with round glasses and a wooden walking stick. Several other events, including skits, plays, dances, and musical performances based on the life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi, are also organised. October 2023 Holidays Calendar With Major Festivals & Events: Get the List of Significant Dates in the Tenth Month.

Gandhi Jayanti Fancy Dress Competition Ideas

Gandhi Jayanti is one of the three national holidays of India. In June 2007, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution that declared October 2 as the International Day of Non-Violence as he was a non-violent freedom fighter.  In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi started the Swachh Bharat Mission on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

The title of ‘Father of The Nation’ was given to him by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose for his relentless struggles. On this day, statues of Mahatma Gandhi across India are decorated with flowers and garlands.

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