Gandhi Jayanti, 2 October, is a national festival celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the “Father of the Nation” and our biggest Icon. It is one of the three national holidays of the country. Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday (Gandhi Jayanti or Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti) is one of the three national holidays of the country on October 2 each year. It marks the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth on October 2, 1869. Bapu (Gandhi Ji) is remembered for his esteemed contributions towards the Indian freedom struggle. He was a real hero, will always be remembered with Existance of India.
2nd October Message from PM Modi
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Why do we celebrate Gandhi Jayanti in India?
What do People do?
Indians celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday across India. This day marks many Events such as:
- Prayer services, commemorative ceremonies and tributes at locations all over India.
- Art exhibitions and essay competitions.
- The presentation of awards to projects stimulating a non-violent way of life.
- The showing of films and book readings on Mahatma Gandhi’s life and achievements.
People also avoid eating meat or drinking alcohol on October 2 in the Honor of Vegan Mahatma Gandhi.
Videos on Gandhiji
- File:Sevagram Ashram 1936.ogg
- File:Gandhi spinning.ogg
- File:Gandhi collecting money for Dalits.ogg
- File:Quit India Movement.ogg
Mahatma Gandhi , Bapu, Gandhiji’s Images, Old Photos
Quotes, Speech on 2nd October (Gandhi Jayanti)
I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life
Seven social sins: politics without principles, wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, and worship without sacrifice
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