Gandhi Jayanti in 2022

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When is Gandhi Jayanti in 2022?

Gandhi Jayanti in 2022 is on the Friday, 02nd of October (02/10/2022).

Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated in India to mark the birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on 2nd October every year. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi also called "Rashtrapita (the father of the nation)" was born on 2nd October 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat. Gandhi Jayanti is one of the three national holidays of India. Being a national holiday all schools, colleges and offices all over the country remain closed on Gandhi Jayanti.

It is observed throughout India in all the states and union territories of India. The United Nations General Assembly, on 15th June 2007, announced that 2nd October will be celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence.

Gandhiji played an enormous role and made significant contributions in attaining freedom of India from British rule with the help of non-violence and peace. He also used to fight against many social evils such as untouchability, casteism, etc.

Gandhi Jayanti in India

The President, the Prime Minister and many other political leaders pay homage at Raj Ghat (the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi) in New Delhi. Prayer meetings and tribute take place on this day at different parts of the country. Painting competitions, essay competitions, etc. are arranged for children. All the countrymen pay homage to this great leader on this day.

Gandhi Jayanti in India

List of Holidays in India in 2022

WednesdayJanuary 26 2022Republic Day
TuesdayMarch 01 2022Maha Shivaratri
FridayMarch 18 2022Holi
ThursdayApril 14 2022Mahavir Jayanti
FridayApril 15 2022Good Friday
TuesdayMay 03 2022Eid-ul-fitar
MondayMay 16 2022Buddha Purnima
SundayJuly 10 2022Eid-ul-adha
MondayAugust 08 2022Muharram
MondayAugust 15 2022Independence Day
FridayAugust 19 2022Janmashtami
SundayOctober 02 2022Gandhi Jayanti
WednesdayOctober 05 2022Dussehra
SundayOctober 09 2022Id-e-milad
MondayOctober 24 2022Diwali
TuesdayNovember 08 2022Guru Nanak Jayanti
SundayDecember 25 2022Christmas