Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 2023: Some Interesting Facts About Him

Mahatma Gandhi is also known as the Father of the Nation of India. He was born on 2 October 1869 in Porbandar. Porbandar is a city of Gujarat and this year is his 154th birth anniversary. Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated every year on 2nd October. He was a freedom fighter of the country and played a big role in liberating the country, that is why we pay him a tribute every year.

2 October is a national holiday in the country. His full name is Mohandas Karam Chandra Gandhi, whom we also call father and people call him by many names. Who dedicated his life to the fight for India’s freedom and advocated the path of truth and non-violence.

There are some facts on Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti which you should know.

Time Magzine Honour: Mahatma Gandhi won the title of Man of the Year for the first time in 1931. Mahatma Gandhi has appeared thrice in this magazine He appeared in this magazine in 1931 and appeared in 1947 and 1999. He was runner-up to Albert Einstein as “Person of the Century”.

Irish language: Gandhiji could also speak Irish language because one of his teachers was Irish.

Nobel Peace Prize 5 time Nomination: Let us tell you an amazing thing on Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti. He never won the Nobel Peace Prize. He was selected five times.

Who gave the title ”Mahatma”: Gandhi ji was given the title of ”Mahatma” by poet Rabindranath Tagore.

Gandhi funeral procession: Mahatma Gandhi’s funeral procession walked for 8 kilometers

Ford Owner Admire Gandhi Ji: American car company owner Henry Ford considers Gandhiji as his inspiration.

On the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, there is a holiday in all schools, colleges, government and non-government institutions. The United Nations General Assembly paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi by declaring October 2 as International Non-Violence Day in 2007.

This post was last modified on October 1, 2023 9:17 PM


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