- Bollywood stars remembered Mahatma Gandhi today
- Today is bapu's 148th birth anniversary
- PM Modi addressed the nation on swachhata today
Take a look at Shah Rukh and Anushka Sharma's tweet here:
Anil Kapoor shared a picture and tweeted:
Anil Kapoor's daughter Sonam Kapoor, who is prepping for her upcoming film Veere Di Wedding, says, she's 'proud to be an Indian.'
"A good day for peace," tweeted Kajol:
It's a good day for peace . Happy Gandhi Jayanti !— Kajol (@KajolAtUN) October 2, 2017
Ajay Devgn, who is all set for his upcoming Golmaal Again, also tweeted and felt elated about Prime Minister's speech on Swachhata, which he gave on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti today at Rajghat.
There couldn't be a more apt way to celebrate #GandhiJayanti than to mark it as Rashtriya Swachhta Divas.— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) October 2, 2017
October 2 is also the birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second prime minister of India. He had given the famous slogan Jai Jawan Jai Kisan.
Anupam Kher paid his tribute and wrote: "Two great leaders who impacted my life in different ways were born today. My hand folded pranams to Gandhi Ji and Lal Bahadur Shastri Ji."
Here are some other celebrities who tweeted about Gandhi Jayanti and remembered Bapu on his birth anniversary.
When you make the change, the world around you automatically starts changing!. pic.twitter.com/hdGnMAdddc— Juhi Chawla (@iam_juhi) October 2, 2017
First they ignore you then they laugh at you then they fight you and then you win- Gandhi ji— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) October 2, 2017
His words impart strength we need now
"I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent." #GandhiForever— Nimrat Kaur (@NimratOfficial) October 2, 2017
The father of our nation propagated Truth & Non Violence. It would bring real Acche Din if we all followed his philosophy. #GandhiJayanti— Saiyami Kher (@SaiyamiKher) October 2, 2017
Remembering Gandhiji on his 148th birth anniversary #GandhiJayanti May his principles guide us through our lives across all generations— Shreya Ghoshal (@shreyaghoshal) October 2, 2017
Born in 1869 in Gujarat's Porbandar, Mahatma Gandhi had his early political training in South Africa. His birthday is also observed as the International Day of Non-Violence. Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in1948 by Nathuram Godse. Gandhi Ji is admired across the world for his nonviolent philosophy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who addressed the nation at Rajghat today on Swachhata, also tweeted:
! I bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. His noble ideals motivate millions across the world. pic.twitter.com/NFUHMLVCxo— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 2, 2017
We too wish everyone a Happy Gandhi Jayanti!