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Gandhi Jayanti, the national festival of India is celebrated on 2nd October in all our country due to the chance of the birthday of our father of Nation “Mahatma Gandhi”. He was strictly against Lie, Violence, Non-vegetarianism, and discrimination among people. Mahatma Gandhi’s full name was Mohan Das Karam Chand Gandhi. He was born on 2nd October 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat and died on 30 January 1948 due to attack by a Hindu Nationalist Nathu Ram Godse. Mahatma Gandhi is the great personality who has significant role in the fight for freedom from British rule.

We, the citizen of India, remember our Bapu by singing his all-time favorite Devotion song “Raghu Pati Raghav Raja Ram Patit Pavan Sita Ram”. In his honour, the day is announced as Gazetted holiday and all the schools, colleges and organizations remain closed at this day.



About Mahatma Gandhi:

 His whole life was full of struggle in manner to provide us an independent India. He was the great political leader and freedom fighter. We can never forget his struggle and hard works made to make our country free from British Rule by using the way of Truth, Peace and Non-Violence. Mahatma Gandhi named his non-violent resistance against British Rule as “Satyagrah Movement”. Like “Satyagrah movement” many other against was done by mahatma Gandhi, those are “Dandi March” in 1930 along with “Quit India Movement” or “India August Movement” in 1942 was the prime weapon of Mahatma Gandhi to make India free from Britishers. Due to these activities, he got arrested many times for many years. Finally on 15 august 1947 India got Freedom from the British Empire.



Celebration in India on Gandhi Jayanti:

Mahatma Gandhi was the Chief leader with spiritual personality, had big courage to get our country free from British Empire. To give honour and tribute to our country’s great legend Mahatma Gandhi, government has declared National Festival and Gazetted Holiday on this date of 2nd October. Various events are organized on 2nd October like arts and science exhibitions, plays and act at different organizations or colleges, commemorative gathering, speech narrations etc.

Our country’s head people like prime minister, president of India and other politicians or leaders gather at Rajghat (The Memorial of Mahatma Gandhi) to pay tribute to our father of nation by prayer services, paying homage, offering flowers on the cremated place of Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi’s all time preferred devotional song ‘Raghu Pati Raghav Raja Ram’ is sung on this day in the memory of Bapu.



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