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BJP MP Varun Gandhi slams those glorifying Nathuram Godse on Gandhi Jayanti
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BJP MP Varun Gandhi slams those glorifying Nathuram Godse on Gandhi Jayanti

The Lok Sabha member's comments came amid "Nathuram Godse Zindabad" (long live Nathuram Godse) being among the top Twitter trends on the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.

Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Inspirational quotes by ‘Father of the Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi
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Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Inspirational quotes by ‘Father of the Nation’ Mahatma Gandhi

As we celebrate Gandhi Jayanti, we bring to you some of Mahatma Gandhi's most inspirational quotes that will help in bringing positivity and hope to your life. Take a look:

On occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Environment minister Bhupender Yadav commences tiger rallies across 51 reserves
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On occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Environment minister Bhupender Yadav commences tiger rallies across 51 reserves

The rallies will cover a distance of over 7,500 km in seven days (2 October to 8 October) traversing the diverse and picturesque landscapes spanning across India

Gandhi Jayanti 2021: World’s largest Khadi national flag unveiled in Leh to mark occasion
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Gandhi Jayanti 2021: World’s largest Khadi national flag unveiled in Leh to mark occasion

The Tiranga measures 225 feet and 150 feet respectively and weighs 1,000 kg

Off-centre | What India would be like without the influence of Mahatma Gandhi
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Off-centre | What India would be like without the influence of Mahatma Gandhi

If we know or respect Gandhi even a wee bit, then we should remember that what he cared for above all was the truth

Gandhi Jayanti 2021: From President Kovind, PM to UN chief, tributes pour in to mark Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary
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Gandhi Jayanti 2021: From President Kovind, PM to UN chief, tributes pour in to mark Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 152nd birth anniversary, saying his life and ideas will inspire every generation to walk the path of their duties.

Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Mahatma Gandhi like you haven't seen before
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Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Mahatma Gandhi like you haven't seen before

As India marks Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s 152nd birth anniversary, and we relive his tales of courage and bravery during the country's freedom struggle, here are some rare images of the Father of the Nation

New book revisits Gandhi’s assassination, reveals conspiracy to kill him was launched a week before Independence
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New book revisits Gandhi’s assassination, reveals conspiracy to kill him was launched a week before Independence

‘The Murderer, the Monarch and the Fakir: A New Investigation of Mahatma Gandhi's Assassination’ brings out minute details of the killing, including how the Beretta gun with which Bapu was shot was arranged by a well-known Ayurvedic doctor of Gwalior

Gandhi Jayanti 2021: 10 lesser-known and interesting facts about Mahatma Gandhi
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Gandhi Jayanti 2021: 10 lesser-known and interesting facts about Mahatma Gandhi

From being a football aficionado and forming two football clubs during his stay in South Africa, to his love for experimenting with food and diets, here are some facts about Bapu that will fascinate you

Gandhi Jayanti 2021:  A timeline of key events of Mahatma Gandhi's life from birth to death
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Gandhi Jayanti 2021: A timeline of key events of Mahatma Gandhi's life from birth to death

Gandhi, who shares his birth date with former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, was born on 2 October, 1869, in Gujarat's Porbandar.

Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Date, history and significance of birth anniversary of Father of the Nation
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Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Date, history and significance of birth anniversary of Father of the Nation

This special day is observed across the country and the world to honour Mahatma Gandhi's irreplaceable contributions, especially his ethics of 'ahimsa' and 'swaraj'

Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Here's how Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary will be marked this year
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Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Here's how Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary will be marked this year

Every year, his birth anniversary is celebrated across the globe. In India, the President and Prime Minister of India pay tribute to Gandhi by visiting his memorial at New Delhi’s Raj Ghat

Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Messages and wishes to share on 152nd birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Messages and wishes to share on 152nd birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Wishes, quotes, images and messages for Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi's 152nd birth anniversary

Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor, Aanand L Rai, other filmmakers unite to curate content 'celebrating Indian values, culture'
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Karan Johar, Ekta Kapoor, Aanand L Rai, other filmmakers unite to curate content 'celebrating Indian values, culture'

Besides Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor, other filmmakers like Dinesh Vijan, Rajkumar Hirani, and Rohit Shetty will also participate in the Change Within initiative

On Mahatma Gandhi's 151st birth anniversary, Kovind and Modi pay homage to Father of the Nation at Rajghat
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On Mahatma Gandhi's 151st birth anniversary, Kovind and Modi pay homage to Father of the Nation at Rajghat

Gandhi Jayanti is also observed as International Day of Non-Violence after the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to that effect on 15 June, 2007

Gandhi's journals: How the Mahatma shaped a nation's ideas through Young India, Navjivan and Harijan
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Gandhi's journals: How the Mahatma shaped a nation's ideas through Young India, Navjivan and Harijan

Many, before Gandhi, had employed the press to further their cause. Many did so after him. Few have been as effective as he was in the early 1920s when Young India and Navjivan were at their zenith.

Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Prayer services, cultural events set to mark the Mahatma’s 151st birth anniversary today
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Gandhi Jayanti 2020: Prayer services, cultural events set to mark the Mahatma’s 151st birth anniversary today

Gandhiji's birth anniversary is also marked as the International Day of Non-Violence after the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to declare the same on 15 June, 2007

Martyrs' Day 2020: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind, Sonia Gandhi pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary at Rajghat
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Martyrs' Day 2020: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind, Sonia Gandhi pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary at Rajghat

The nation on Thursday remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 72th death anniversary with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the country in paying homage to the Father of Nation.

Bank holidays 2020: Banks will remain closed for 10 days this month; here is the list of major bank holidays this year
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Bank holidays 2020: Banks will remain closed for 10 days this month; here is the list of major bank holidays this year

The month of April has nine bank holidays of which annual closing of banks (1 April) Good Friday (10 April) and Dr BR Ambedkar Jayanti (14 April) are prominent ones.

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