Gandhi Jayanti 2020 : It is observed on 2 October to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It is one of the officially declared national holiday and this year 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi will be observed.
Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas karamchand Gandhi) is also known as “Bapu” or “Rashtrpita ” and ” Tha father of nation” . The ideals of Mahatma Gandhi were Ahimsa (non-violence) and Satya (truth). He not only contributed to India’s freedom struggle but also inspired people across the world and raise the voice against discrimination of Cast, colour, religion. He was a simple man with vast ideas and he always gives a message to others that “ Be the change you wish to see in the world”.
* The interesting facts about Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of the masses.
- Mahatma Gandhi mother tongue was Gujarati.
- He did his schooling from Alfred high school, Rajkot.
- His birthday ( 2nd October) is commemorated worldwide as International Day of Nonviolence.
- He was the youngest child of his parents. He had 2 brothers and 1 sister.
- Gandhi Ji and famous author Leo Tolstoy interested with each other through letters .
- Gandhi’s father was Hindu by religion and modh baniya by caste.
- Mahadev Dasai was Gandhi ‘s personal secretary.
- Mohandas karamchand Gandhi was assassination in the garden of the former Birla House.
- When Jawaharlal Nehru was giving the tryst of destiny speech to celebrate independence, Gandhi Ji was not present at that time.
- It is said that Mahatma Gandhi ‘s funeral procession was 8 kilometres long.
- Mohandas karamchand Gandhi was not born with the title Mahatma. He was given the title to him by the noble prize winning Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore , according to some authors.
- Reserve Bank of India issued The Gandhi series banknotes by displaying a portrait of Mahatma Gandhi since it’s introduction in 1996. The series issued in 1996 is of 10 and 500 rupee banknotes.
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