Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Mahatma Gandhi's birthday is celebrated every year as the Day of Non-Violence all over the world. In India, he has the status of the Father of the Nation, whom people also fondly call Bapu. His 152nd birth anniversary is being celebrated this year.
International Day of Non Violence, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, is celebrated all over the world on 2 October. In India it is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti. The United Nations General Assembly on 15 June 2007 declared 2 October to be the "International Day of Non-Violence". In January 2004, Iran's Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi suggested celebrating "International Day of Non-Violence".