New Delhi: The day of October 2 is very important for every Indian. On this day Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation of India, was born. 2 October is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti in India. Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat. His full name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. This year the nation is paying tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 152nd birth anniversary.
We also know Mahatma Gandhi by the name of Bapu. International Non-Violence Day is also celebrated on this day every year. Bapu’s ideas of truth and non-violence always inspire the whole world including India.
Mahatma Gandhi’s life was changed by his experiences in South Africa
Mahatma Gandhi was a lawyer, his life was transformed through his experiences in South Africa. Mahatma Gandhi played the most important role in the freedom movement of India. He had organized protests through non-violent means.
Mahatma Gandhi is remembered all over the world
Even today people all over the world including India remember Mahatma Gandhi for his principles and his invaluable contribution to India’s independence. Leaders of the country and abroad pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi by reaching the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat in the capital of India.
Life of Mahatma Gandhi
The Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi believed in living a very simple and simple life. Mahatma Gandhi was married to Kasturba in May 1883 at the age of 14. Kasturba Gandhi was 13 years old at that time. It is said that Mahatma Gandhi used to walk 18 kilometers every day. He had made his own identity with his principles for victory over violence with non-violence. On the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the United Nations had decided to observe 2 October as “World Day of Non-Violence”.
the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi
Nathuram Godse shot and killed him on 30 January 1948. After the death of Mahatma Gandhi, 10 lakh people attended his funeral procession. 1.5 million people stood in the way of the funeral procession. His funeral procession was the biggest funeral procession in the history of India. People wanted to have a look at Bapu by climbing on the pillars, trees and roofs of the house.