Gandhi Jayanti 2021: 152nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
On 2nd October 2021, Indian citizens are celebrating the Gandhi Jayanti and will also pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the 152nd birth anniversary of the “Father of the Nation.”
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, in present-day Gujarat.
- He played the most significant role in India’s independence movement with non-violent means.
- He was a Indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who also served as the leader of the nationalist movement against the British rule of India.
- Gandhi’s birthday, 2 October is marked as Gandhi Jayanti in India, and Gandhi is called the Father of the Nation in India or Bapu.
- Born: 2 October 1869, Porbandar
- Full name: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
- Assassinated: 30 January 1948, New Delhi
- Spouse: Kasturba Gandhi
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