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International Day of Non-Violence 2021

Gandhi Jayanti 2021: International Day of Non Violence 2021: Essay, Purpose & Importance

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".