✅Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated yearly on 2 October. It is one of the official declared national holidays of India, observed in all of its states and territories. On Mahatma Gandhi's 151th birthday in 2020, he was paid a number of tributes. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, Gujarat. This year will mark Gandhi’s 151st birth anniversary. ➕His birth anniversary is celebrated in other parts of the world too. ➕People honour Gandhi’s contributions towards the Indian Independence movement, and his non-violent way of life. ➕He led the Dandi Salt March in 1930. In 1942, he launched the Quit India Movement. He was also instrumental in abolishing the age-old practice of untouchability. ➕On June 15, 2007, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution that declared October 2 as International Day of Non-Violence. ➕The resolution reaffirms “the universal relevance of the principle of non-violence” and the desire “to secure a culture of peace, tolerance, understanding and non-violence”.