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

Updated On Oct 02, 2022 07:03 AM IST
  • Mahatma Ganddhi was born on October 2, 1869 in Porbandar which in the present day is known as Gujarat. This year marks his 153rd birth anniversary.
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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) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 02, 2022 07:03 AM IST

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)

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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)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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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))

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Mahatma Gandhi spoke English with an Irish tone since one of his first teachers was an Irishman.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mahatma Gandhi spoke English with an Irish tone since one of his first teachers was an Irishman.(PTI)

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Mahatma Gandhi was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize five times but he never won the prize.(Wikimedia Commons) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mahatma Gandhi was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize five times but he never won the prize.(Wikimedia Commons)

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The title 'Mahatma' was given to Gandhi by the great Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.(File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The title 'Mahatma' was given to Gandhi by the great Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore.(File Photo)

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Mahatma Gandhi shares his birthday with Lal Bahadur Shastri who was born in 1904.(File Photo (Getty Images)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mahatma Gandhi shares his birthday with Lal Bahadur Shastri who was born in 1904.(File Photo (Getty Images))

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Mahatma Gandhi's funeral procession was 8kms long.(File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mahatma Gandhi's funeral procession was 8kms long.(File Photo)

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48 roads outside India and 53 roads in the country are named after Mahatma Gandhi.(File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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48 roads outside India and 53 roads in the country are named after Mahatma Gandhi.(File Photo)

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Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company, was a huge fan follower of Mahatma Gandhi.(File Photo (Getty Images)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company, was a huge fan follower of Mahatma Gandhi.(File Photo (Getty Images))

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