Gandhi Jayanti 2022: Interesting facts you probably didn't know about the Father of The Nation

Mahatma Ganddhi was born on October 2, 1869 in Porbandar which in the present day is known as Gujarat. This

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 07:03 AM IST 9 Photos

Gandhi Jayanti is observed every year across the country to mark the birth annivarsary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, widly known as Mahatma (“Great Soul”) Gandhi. Here are a few lesser known facts about the legendary leader who has a huge contribution towards India's Independence movement and his philosophies towards life.(Twitter/@VPSecretariat)

Mahatma Gandhi bagged the Time Magazine Man of the Year title in 1930. He is the first and the only Indian to have been honored with the title(File Image (Getty Images))

Mahatma Gandhi spoke English with an Irish tone since one of his first teachers was an Irishman.(PTI)


Mahatma Gandhi was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize five times but he never won the prize.(Wikimedia Commons)

The title 'Mahatma' was given to Gandhi by the great Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.(File Photo)