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Gandhi Jayanti 2023: Date, history, significance and all you need to know

Gandhi Jayanti falls annually on October 2. The day marks the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. Know its history and significance.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, Gujarat. (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 07:04 AM IST

Interview: Gandhiji reveals why he chose Wardha

Mahatma Gandhi said,"Gujarat's too commercialised for doing spade work with a better prospect of success than elsewhere in this direction".

Mahatma Gandhi selected Wardha as the headquarters of his activities in connection with rural industries revival.
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 04:13 PM IST

From the Archives: Gandhiji deplores disappearance of Swadeshi

Gandhiji reminded the audience of how a pile had been made of foreign cloth in the early days of the movement and a huge bonfire was made of costly saris etc

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi at a Charkha demonstration in New Delhi in April 1946. For Gandhi, the charkha was a symbol of self-reliance(Underwood Archives/ Getty)
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 04:21 PM IST

From the Archives: ‘No Swaraj without unity’, says Gandhiji

Gandhiji, replying said, he saw unfortunately the political atmosphere in India was becoming surcharged with distrust and suspicion.

He repeated that there can be no swaraj for India without the willing cooperation and unity between Hindus and Muslims and that such unity was bound to come sooner or later
Updated on Sep 30, 2023 08:52 AM IST

From the Archives: ‘Charkha is a symbol of non-violence’, says Gandhiji

Years ago when Gandhi first started talking of 'charkha,' he did not know that it was still a living industry in Punjab and some parts of Gujarat Kathiawar.

A 1964 photograph of Gandhi taken by Margaret Bourke White shows him reading clippings with a charkha in the foreground.(Photo courtesy: National Gandhi museum)
Published on Sep 30, 2023 12:06 AM IST
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