October 2 is a very important day for India. On this day Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation of India was born. 2 October is celebrated every year as Gandhi Jayanti. Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat. Mahatma Gandhi had a special contribution in getting freedom from the British. This year the 152nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi will be celebrated. Mahatma Gandhi is also known as Bapu. International Day of Non-Violence is also celebrated every year on 2 October. Bapu’s thoughts about truth and non-violence have always been guiding not only India but the whole world and will continue to do so. Debates and speech competitions are also organized in schools, colleges on the day of Gandhi Jayanti. Today we are telling you an easy speech on Gandhi Jayanti…
Respected teachers and my colleagues…
Today is 2nd October and not only the whole of India but many countries of the world are celebrating the 151st Gandhi Jayanti. The Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat. His full name was Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Later on, he was called by the name of Bapu among the people. Bapu played the most important role in freeing the country from the clutches of the British. He forced the British to kneel many times based on his principle of truth and non-violence. The whole world saluted his principle of non-violence, which is why the whole world celebrates this day as International Day of Nonviolence. The thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi have always been guiding not only India but the whole world and will continue to do so.
Due to the greatness of Mahatma Gandhi, his actions, and his thoughts, October 2 has been given the status of a national festival like Independence Day and Republic Day.
Gandhiji believed in the fact that you can never get your rights by following the path of violence. He took the path of Satyagraha to protest.
Mahatma Gandhi studied law in London. After getting the degree of a barrister from London, he did not consider it appropriate to become a big officer or lawyer but dedicated his whole life to the name of the country. In his life, he made many movements against British rule. He always fought for the rights of the people.
Champaran Satyagraha, Non-Cooperation Movement, Dandi Satyagraha, Dalit Movement, Quit India Movement were some of his major movements which played a big role in weakening the foundation of the British Empire.
Gandhiji constantly raised his voice against the evils like untouchability prevalent in Indian society. He wanted to create a society in which all people have equal status because all have been created by the same God. They should not be discriminated against. He always strived for the empowerment of women.
Colleagues! We all indeed have great respect for Gandhiji. But all his dreams will be fulfilled when we follow his ideals like peace, non-violence, truth, equality, respect for women.
So on this day, we should take a pledge to implement his thoughts in our life.
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