02 October 2020 02:38
Mahatma Gandhi or Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is not just a name from the Indian history, but he was a freedom fighter beyond words. His mantra seeking non-violence (ahimsa) made India free from the clutches of the British Raj. While Gandhiji is no more between us, his preachings are still valued and followed by generations. October 2, 2020, is celebrated as the birth anniversary (Gandhi Jayanti) of this legendary. Every year this particular date is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm and joy in India and also marks a national holiday. And what a better day to remember some songs that evoke the emotion of pride for the Father of the Nation.
Gandhi Jayanti Information: Significance of Father of The Nation, Mahatma Gandhi's Birth Anniversary in India. Be it a Bollywood song, a simple prayer or a mesmerising melody, the songs we are about to mention below are full of emotions as well as depth which will surely make you feel the struggles Mahatma Gandhi had gone through. Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Air India Paints Mahatma Gandhi's Picture on Airbus A320 to Mark His 150th Birth Anniversary. "Bande Mein Tha Dum" The lyrics of this song from Sanjay Dutt starter Lage Raho Munna Bhai are so strong that it will make you teary-eyed. The melody has Gandhiji's teachings written all over it and that is why it's on the top of the list.
Watch and listen. "Gandhiji Ne Sabko" Not a very popular song, but the meaning behind it is what makes it a special one. This one takes us through the reality of why Mahatma Gandhi is called the Father of the Nation. Have a look. "Sabarmati Ke Sant" They say old is gold and up next we have a song from 1954 from the movie Jagriti. Dedicated to none other than Gandhiji, this song is sung by legendary Asha Bhosle and is still fresh in minds of many. "Vaishnav Jan Toh" This one is quite a popular hymn in Gujarati composed by poet Narsingh Mehta in the 15th-century. This hymn also happened to be Bapu's favourite. Listen to it. "Raghupati Raghav" Last but not the least, this is Gandhiji's favourite bhajan and will instantly remind you of him the moment you hear it. Many Bollywood movies have made a revamped version of this one, but the original is the best. Gandhiji was born Porbandar in the year 1869 as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. His sacrifice for the nation will never be forgotten and he will live in the minds of every Indian forever. We wish you a Happy Gandhi Jayanti 2020. Stay tuned and listen to the songs above. (The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Sep 30, 2020 03:11 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website latestly.com). Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 2020: "Truth alone triumphs," believed Mahatma Gandhi. To commemorate the birth anniversary of the great Indian freedom fighter Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti is observed annually. It will be the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this year. There's a lot to know when it comes to the observance of Gandhi Jayanti 2020 – its date, history, significance, and more. If you are looking for more information about Gandhi Jayanti, then you have come to the right place. Gandhi Jayanti 2020 Date And Significance: Know About the Day That Celebrates Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation. Also Read | International Music Day Images & HD Wallpapers for Free Download Online: Wish Happy Music Day 2020 on October 1 With WhatsApp Stickers and GIF Greetings What date is the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti celebrated? The occasion of Gandhi Jayanti is observed on October 2 in India every year. This year it will fall on Friday. In India, the day is observed as one of the three national holidays. The day sees a lot of cultural programmes spread throughout the country. What is the history of Gandhi Jayanti? Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar. He happens to be the father figure in Indian history. There are rare people who can match his stature. To mark the celebrations of his birthday, people around the country, and Indians across the globe, observe the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 with much fanfare. Also Read | Gandhi Jayanti 2020 Virtual Celebration Ideas: From Reciting Poems on Bapu to Creating DIY Items of His Belongings, Here's How Kids Can be Encouraged to Observe This National Festival of India What is the significance of Gandhi Jayanti? Mahatma Gandhi was a man of his principles – truth and non-violence. He was one of the leading figures of India's independence movement. There are only a few leaders who have been able to match his popularity. To pay tributes to his legacy, and as a mark of respect for his tremendous contribution in India's independence, people observe Gandhi Jayanti with amidst grandeur festivities. There are essay and debate competitions, and so many other co-curricular and cultural activities that students participate across the country on this day. Children dress up like Mahatma Gandhi, dance on patriotic songs, and much more on this occasion. He is fondly called as 'Bapu Ji', and 'Father of the Nation', by millions of people. Celebrating Gandhi Jayanti is not mandatory but it is out of respect that almost every Indian worships him as an idol. His way of dealing with the British Raj, his principles, his selflessness, and the simplistic manner of life that he chose to live, are some of his qualities, that are even taught to kids today. From being a law student to being one of the leaders of the Indian independence movement, Mahatma Gandhi's life has a lot of learnings and teachings. To observe Gandhi Jayanti whole-heartedly, and trying to follow his principles, would be a perfect tribute to the legend of Mahatma Gandhi. As October 2 nears, we at LatestLY, wish you all a very Happy Gandhi Jayanti 2020! We wish Mahatma Gandhi's soul rests in peace, and thank him enough for his contribution that earned us independence.