Gandhi Jayanti
Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the "Father of the Nation". It is celebrated on October 2, every year. It is one of the three official declared National Holidays of India and is observed in all its states and union territories. The United Nations General Assembly announced on 15 June 2007 that it adopted a resolution which declared that October 2 will be celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence.
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October 2nd
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The day is marked by prayer services and tributes all over India, especially at Raj Ghat, Gandhi's memorial in New Delhi where he was cremated. Popular celebration includes prayer meetings, commemorative ceremonies in different cities by colleges, local government institutions and socio-political institutions. Painting and essay competitions are conducted and best awards are awarded for projects in schools and the community, on themes of glorifying peace, non-violence and Gandhi's effort in Indian Freedom Struggle. Usually, Gandhi's favourite devotional song, Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram is sung in memory of him. Sincere followers of Gandhi avoid meat and alcohol on this day.
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Mahtma Gandhi Mahtma Gandhi
References :
Wikipedia : Gandhi Jayanti
See the days on which Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated :

Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi

Year Month Day Day of Week
2005 October 02 Sunday
2006 October 02 Monday
2007 October 02 Tuesday
2008 October 02 Thursday
2009 October 02 Friday
2010 October 02 Saturday
2011 October 02 Sunday
2012 October 02 Tuesday
2013 October 02 Wednesday
2014 October 02 Thursday
2015 October 02 Friday
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