Happy Gandhi Jayanti 2020 Wishes Images, Messages, Photos, Status: One of the pioneers of India’s struggle for independence, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s birthday is celebrated around the country — and in many parts of the world — on October 2, and the occasion is known as Gandhi Jayanti.
We bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti.
There is much to learn from his life and noble thoughts.
May Bapu’s ideals keep guiding us in creating a prosperous and compassionate India. pic.twitter.com/wCe4DkU9aI
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 2, 2020
Better known as the ‘Mahatma’, or Mahatma Gandhi, he was born in 1869 in Porbandar, Bombay Presidency, British India. His peaceful and non-violent means to unite India into fighting for freedom, gave him a reverential status in his lifetime, which continues even today. Hailed as the ‘Father of the Nation’, Gandhi’s birth anniversary is one of the three main national holidays in the country — the other two being Independence Day (August 15) and Republic Day (January 26).
In fact, his birthday is also observed as the International Day of Non-Violence, adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2007.
Usually, on Gandhi Jayanti, children learn about the life and deeds of the Mahatma. Special programmes are held which throw light on the significance of Gandhi’s peaceful fight for independence. This year, amid all the chaos in the world, it is all the more important to teach the new generation about the values that he lived by, and how they stand relevant even today.
On the occasion, here are some interesting and valuable quotes, wishes and messages that you can share with your friends and loved ones. Happy Gandhi Jayanti to you.
Unity among the difference races and the different communities belonging to different religions of India is indispensable to the birth of national life. — Mahatma Gandhi