Come October, the month of festive season for Hindu, more so it is remembered world wide as Gandhi Jayanti. The Champion of Non-violence movement and Satyagraha translated as â€œinsistence on truthâ€. While the Supreme Court now was compelled to ban bandh and any other form of non violence movement leading to the total shutdown of the city and paralyzing the governance.Â
This year as we observed the 143rd Birth anniversary of Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, is remembered more as one of the National Holiday here in India, while The United Nations General Assembly announced on June 15, 2007 that it adopted a resolution which declared that October 2nd will be celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence, paying rich tribute to his Non- violence while demanding Independence of India through Quit India movement, and of course his Salt Satyagraha.
Every October 2, here in India, liquor and meat are neither sold nor consumed in his honour.
Bapu as he was lovingly called, is remember by the Youth and the children through Munna Bhai â€“ a Bollywood film directed by Rajkumar Hirani and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, with Sanjay Dutt in the lead role.
Gandhi crusade for Harijan (child of God), a term used by him for Dalits, as he tried to eradicate the practice of Untouchables here in India, have been one of his contribution to the contemporary India.