Gandhi Jayanti is an annual event dedicated to honoring the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, known as ?Bapu,? the Father of the Nation.?Bapu, or?Gandhi ji, was the visionary leader who championed India?s quest for independence through the principle of ?Non-Violence.? By celebrating his birthday each year, we are reminded of his principles of?Ahimsa?and encouraged to strive for a better society. Many competitions such as painting competition, debate competition, essay writing competition and fancy dress competition are organized on this day. The theme of all these competitions is Gandhi ji and patriotism. Students are encouraged to take part in these competitions. The aim behind organizing these competitions is to make the students feel more connected to the country.