Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated all over India on October 2 to remember the birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi well renowned as Gandhi and Bapu. He was born on 2nd October 1869 and is known as the Father of the Nation. Throughout his life he always followed the principles of truth, non violence, honesty and believed in simple living. He had a valuable contribution in India’s freedom struggle. At Raj Ghat in New Delhi, where he was cremated, the prayer meetings are held on this day which is attended by Prime Minister, President of India and other dignitaries. The whole nation remembered him on this day.