Gandhi Jayanti 2021: Sneak peek into some unseen pictures of Bapu

New Delhi:

Gandhi Jayanti is observed on October 2, every year as the name suggests, people from across the world celebrate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. One of the biggest historical figures, Mahatma Gandhi was born on the 2nd of October 1869 Porbandar.  Known for his philosophies of non-violence or ahimsa, Bapu’s birth anniversary is celebrated as International Day of Non-Violence, as declared by the United Nations General Assembly.

Here are a few unseen pictures of the Father of the Nation that will literally give you goosebumps!

A young Mahatma Gandhi. The picture was taken somewhere in 1905

Mahatma Gandhi with his wife Kasturba on their return to India from South Africa in 1915. 

Mahatma Gandhi with six-year old Indira Gandhi during his 21-day fast in Delhi in 1924

Mahatama Gandhi’s first meeting with Lord and Lady Mountbatten in Delhi. The picture was clicked in the year 1947

A huge crowd gathers to witness the arrival of Mahatma Gandhi in Canning Town, East London. Gandhi was here to attend the London Round Table Conference on Indian constitutional reform. 

Mahatma Gandhi, and Mrs. Sarojini Naidu, with a garland, during the Salt March protesting against the government monopoly on salt production.

Mahatma Gandhi leaves the home of Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876 – 1948), founder of the Muslim League, en route to the Viceroy’s Lodge in Delhi.

Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba Gandhi meet film actor Charlie Chaplin at the home of Dr. Katral in Canning Town, east London.


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