Gandhi Jayanthi

Gandhi Jayanthi, also known as Gandhi Jayanti or Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti, is a national holiday in India that celebrates the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, one of India’s greatest leaders and the father of the nation.

Gandhi Jayanthi is observed on October 2nd, the date of Gandhi’s birth in 1869. The holiday is a time of great celebration and remembrance in India, with special prayers, rituals, and ceremonies held in temples, homes, and public places. The holiday is marked by the hoisting of the national flag, the singing of patriotic songs, and the performance of traditional dances. It is also a time for Indians to reflect on Gandhi’s life and teachings and to reaffirm their commitment to the ideals of nonviolence, truth, and justice that he upheld.


Oct 02 2023


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Promoting Peace

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Fighting Disease

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Providing Clean Water

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Saving Mothers & Children

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Supporting Education

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Growing Local Economies

We conduct charitable endeavors that promote societal and economic growth and chances for young and old people to engage in respectable and worthwhile employment.

Protecting the Environment

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