Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who shares his birthday with another legendary personality, former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri (born 1904), was born on October 2, 1869, in Porabandar, in present-day Gujarat. A lawyer whose life changed through his experiences in South Africa, Gandhi played the most significant role in India’s independence movement, holding demonstrations through non-violent means.
Various events were organised at Hajipir Army GoodWill School, Trehgam to celebrate the Gandhi Jayanti on the 2nd of October. Students of the school enthusiastically took part in the Gandhi Jayanti event celebration by delivering speech on truth and Non violence message of Father Of The Nation as well as performing dance on nationalistic songs.
Beside celebration of Gandhi Jayanti, the students and teachers of the Hajipir Army GoodWill School also carried out Swach Bharat Abhiyan.