Tuesday, October 2, 2012

International Day of Non-Violence (Gandhi Jayanti).

Today at Raj Ghat, Mahatma Gandhi's favourite 'bhajans' like "Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram" and "Vaishnav Jana To" and an all-religion prayer conducted in memory of the Father of the Nation.

The birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti across the country. Mahatma Gandhi, born this day in 1869 at Porbandar in Gujarat, was assassinated Jan 30, 1948. Gandhi's birthday is also marked as the International Day of Non-Violence.

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