The birthday of the Mahatma Gandhi is celebrated in India every year by the name Gandhi Jayanti or Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti. It falls yearly on 2nd of October when there is a gazetted holiday all over the India. On second of October a great person Mahatma Gandhi was born in the year 1869 at Porbandar in the Gujarat to the Karamchand Gandhi and Putlibai. Mahatma Gandhi is also known as Bapu in India for his unforgettable contributions and struggle for the freedom of Indian. All the Government offices, banks, schools, colleges, post offices and etc are closed on 2nd of October. Some of the Businesses and organizations are open for small hours to celebrate the day.