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National holiday celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi

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Gandhi Jayanti: National holiday celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
Gandhi Jayanti is an event celebrated in India to mark the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. It is celebrated annually on 2 October, and it is one of the three national holidays of India. The UN General Assembly announced on 15 June 2007 that it adopted a resolution which declared that 2 October will be celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence.

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Watch: Burj Khalifa lit in honour of Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary [Video]

Watch: Burj Khalifa lit in honour of Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary

Burj Khalifa in Dubai was illuminated with Mahatma Gandhi's image on his birth anniversary. The iconic skyscraper of UAE paid tribute to Mahatma on his 151st birth anniversary. Gandhi Jayanti is..

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Khadi store in Rajkot gets good response on Gandhi Jayanti [Video]

Khadi store in Rajkot gets good response on Gandhi Jayanti

To celebrate Gandhi Jayanti, Khadi Gramodyog Bhavan in Rajkot put sale on the products. The shop recorded good response from the people. The shop recorded sale of more than Rs 7 lakh on the first day..

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Watch: Mahatma Gandhi's statue unveiled in Ukraine on his birth anniversary [Video]

Watch: Mahatma Gandhi's statue unveiled in Ukraine on his birth anniversary

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in Ukraine's Kyiv on October 02. The statue was inaugurated at AV Fomin Gardens by First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Emine Dzheppar. Gandhi..

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Gandhi Jayanti: Started from Sabarmati Ashram, CRPF's Divyang Yodha Cycle rally reaches Rajghat [Video]

Gandhi Jayanti: Started from Sabarmati Ashram, CRPF's Divyang Yodha Cycle rally reaches Rajghat

The Central Reserve Police Force completed the CRPF Divyang Yodha Cycle rally on October 02. The rally started from the Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat and consummated today at Rajghat, commemorating the..

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Gandhi Jayanti: PM Modi attends prayer meet at Gandhi Smriti [Video]

Gandhi Jayanti: PM Modi attends prayer meet at Gandhi Smriti

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended prayer meet for Mahatma Gandhi, on his birth anniversary at Gandhi Smriti. India celebrates 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi today. Mahatma Gandhi..

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Gandhi Jayanti: Chief Ministers, Governors pay tribute to Bapu [Video]

Gandhi Jayanti: Chief Ministers, Governors pay tribute to Bapu

The nation is celebrating 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Oct 02. Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Edappadi Palaniswamy, Deputy Chief Minsiter O Panneerselvam and Governor Banwarilal Purohit..

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Watch: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat [Video]

Watch: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat

President Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the top leaders to pay tribute to father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary. PM Modi was seen laying a wreath and..

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Gandhi Jayanti: Films to relive the Mahatma's journey [Video]

Gandhi Jayanti: Films to relive the Mahatma's journey

Mahatma Gandhi is a symbol of peace. Mahatma's non-violent strategy to attain freedom makes him a prominent icon in the pages of history. Here's a look at some films based on and inspired by Gandhi’s..

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Gandhi Jayanti: Coimbatore artist pays tribute to Bapu in unique way [Video]

Gandhi Jayanti: Coimbatore artist pays tribute to Bapu in unique way

An artist from Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore paid tribute to the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary. He remembered Bapu by drawing his sketch in a unique way. Umt Raja made Mahatma..

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Gandhi Jayanti: Visiting Sabarmati Ashram; why Mahatma didn't return after 1930 [Video]

Gandhi Jayanti: Visiting Sabarmati Ashram; why Mahatma didn't return after 1930

The Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat's Ahmedabad is a significant milestone in India's freedom journey. It was set up in 1917 and was home to MK and Kasturba Gandhi for around a decade. The Ashram was meant..

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Para-cycling rally reaches Jaipur, to culminate in Delhi's Raj Ghat on Oct 02 [Video]

Para-cycling rally reaches Jaipur, to culminate in Delhi's Raj Ghat on Oct 02

A para-cycling rally organised by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has reached Rajasthan's Jaipur on September 26. The para-cycling rally started from Gujarat's Sabarmati Ashram on September 17. It..

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UP: 9 prisoners released from Aligarh jail on Gandhi Jayanti

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France launches postage stamp with image of Mahatma Gandhi

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Gandhi Jayanti function in Beijing shifted to Indian embassy premises after denial of permission

The celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary, which is held every year since 2005 at a public park in Beijing, was shifted to the Indian Embassy premises in the last minute on Wednesday after..
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India remembers Mahatma Gandhi on 150th birth anniversary; PM Modi to visit Sabarmati Ashram on Gandhi Jayanti

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Para-athlete to run 219 km for plastic-free India

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PM Modi hails plogging campaign

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Gujarat govt misusing Land Acquisition Act to grab land: Congress

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Hold padyatras in constituencies: PM Narendra Modi to MPs

Addressing BJP parliamentary party meeting here at Parliament Library Building, the Prime Minister asked the MPs to hold the "padyatras" between Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 and October 31, the birth..
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