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2 October 2012 - International

Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi - International Day of Non-Violence

UN declares 2 October, Gandhi’s birthday, as International Day of Non-Violence


The United Nations General Assembly today decided to observe the International Day of Non-Violence each year on 2 October – the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, who helped lead India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.


Source: International Day of Non-Violence
Author: UN


Date: 2012-10-02

 


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