The 150th birthday of the Father of our Nation is celebrated on October 2nd of this year.
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The day was remembered to comemorate the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi who proposed the importance of non-violence to the world. Earlier on this day the PM Modi paid homage to Gandhi. All the political leaders also paid their respect to the Mahatma on his day.
A big gathering was arranged in the residing place of Gandhi, Shabarmati Ashram by evening. PM Modi delivered a speech to a crowd including students, Padhma awardians, high court judges and people from Gandhian institutions. The PM is about to make a declaration on Open Defecation-free in India in the presence of 20,000 village leaders who were about to attend the function.
Several functions were held across the country and in other parts of the world including Beijing to pay homage to the Father of Nation. Thousands of students gathered at the Global Students Solar Assembly in New Delhi to celebrate his birthday.