Today is a special day as it is the birth anniversary of our Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Born on October 2, 1869, in Gujarat’s Porbandar to Putlibai and Karamchand Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi became Mahatma to the world with his ideas, philosophies and the contribution to the freedom of the nation without resorting to violence. To mark the day, many Bollywood celebrities took to social media to extend their wishes on the day and remembered Bapu in the most heartwarming way possible.
Anushka Sharma, Shah Rukh Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Raveena Tandon, Kajol, Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Anupam Kher, Dia Mirza and others extended their wishes on the occasion and paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary. Check out the tweets below:
This day is also observed as the International Day of Non-Violence and is celebrated by remembering Mahatma Gandhi’s teachings and principles.