Today we are celebrating Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, which is also considered as a national holiday in all the states across the country. The great Indian freedom fighter is called as ‘Father of the Nation’. He was also known as ‘Gandhiji’ and ‘BapuJi’ in India and the world.Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2 Oct 1869 in Hindu family in Porbandar, Gujarat.
Let’s take some glance at the places where you can visit on this Gandhi Jayanti with your family and loved ones.
It is the popular tourist destination in Delhi. It is an open-air memorial dedicated to Gandhiji as he was cremated here. If you want some peace then this place is surrounded with by gardens and peaceful environment.
This is the place where Mahatma Gandhi spent his last days of his life and was assassinated on January 30, 1948. This place is also known as Birla House, the Gandhi Smriti is a museum dedicated to the ‘Father of the Nation’.
National Gandhi Museum
This place hosts the collection of the Mahatma’s personal belongings which includes Gandhiji’s slippers, Gandhi’s spectacles, jail bowl, stick and art pieces.
The Sabarmati Ashram is considered as the of India’s freedom struggle and Gandhi’s base where he conducted his movement on truth and non-violence. It is located about 5 km from the Ahmedabad city.