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International Day of Non Violence

The International Day of Non-Violence is observed on 2 October, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. In January 2004, Iranian Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi had taken a proposal for an International Day of Non-Violence from a Hindi teacher in Paris teaching international students to the World Social Forum in Mumbai.

Earlier Event: October 1
World Vegetarian Day
Later Event: October 3
Mean Girls Day