International Day of Non-Violence 2022

Introduction – The International Day of Non-Violence is celebrated every year on October 2 to celebrate the 153rd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi who was born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar in the state of Gujrat. He plays a significant role in the Independence of India by introducing several movements against the British rule and became the Father of the Nation.

The main aim of this international day is to spread the message of non-violence through people awareness and education across the world. This international day is celebrated with the hope of making a culture of tolerance, peace, and non-violence throughout the world.

History – Earlier, the United Nations proposed the idea to celebrate the International Day of Violence in 2007 which honors the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi who played an important role in the Independence Day of India. As per United Nations, this international day was founded on June 15, 2007. The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution and declared that International Day of Non-Violence is celebrated every year on October 2 to celebrate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. This international day also commemorates the non-violence protests for the freedom of India.

Significance – Mahatma Gandhi, a leader of the Indian Independence Movement served as an inspiration for civil rights and social change all around the world.  This international day brings awareness to different forms of non-violence worldwide. This international day commemorates the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi for spreading the teachings of non-violence in the freedom of India. This international day also establish a culture of non-violence, peace, and understanding the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi which inspired millions of people across the world to follow a path of non-violence in any condition. The main aim of this international day is to spread the message of non-violence among common people all over the world.

4 Comments Add yours

  1. vermavkv says:

    Happy Gandhi Jayanti.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. daneelyunus says:

      Thanks and same to you

      Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s