Festivals of India
Gandhi Jayanti refers to the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. It falls on 2nd of October. Gandhiji was a peace loving freedom fighter and is well known for his contribution in the freedom of India. Mahatma Gandhi's strong will power is part of Indian folklores. His full name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and was fondly known as Bapu. Born on 2nd of October in 1869, in Porbunder, Gujarat, he studied law in U.K and practiced law in South Africa. But he soon renounced every luxury of life as he joined the Indian freedom struggle.