Historic!! Muslim World League Celebrates Gandhi Jayanthi

Makkah: On the 153rd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Muslim World League in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, paid tribute to Gandhi for being a pioneer of the non-violence philosophy .

“Today, October 2, we celebrate Gandhi Jayanti to honour the birthday and remember the life of Mahatma Gandhi, a visionary, freedom fighter, and follower of non-violence. Today also is the International Day of Non-Violence,” Muslim World League wrote in a tweet.

The Muslim World League based out of Makkah extended tribute to the Father of the Nation India- the day should be an opportunity to spread the word of non-violence worldwide.

The Muslim World League is an international non-governmental Islamic group headquartered in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. This is the first time the organization has extended its tribute to the leader of India’s Independence Movement. The wishes extended by the organization on the birth anniversary of “Bapu” underscores the forging of ties between India with the Muslim and Arab world at large.

October 2 also coincides with the International Day Of Non-Violence. On this day every year, the world celebrates the International Day Of Non-Violence, remembering the life path and strategy of the pioneer of the philosophy of Non-Violence, Mahatma Gandhi. It is an occasion to spread the message of Non-Violence through education and public awareness.

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