Gandhi Jayanti is a national festival celebrated in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who is called the “Father of the Nation”. It is one of the three national holidays of the country celebrated every year on Gandhiji’s birthday October 2nd.
International Day of Non-Violence – October 2nd
The United Nations General Assembly announced on 15 June 2007 that it adopted a resolution which declared that 2nd October will be celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence. It is celebrated every year.