He is commonly known as the father of the nation or Bapu. He died on 30th of January in the year 1948. He lived his life full of struggle as a political and spiritual leader of the India. His key role in the independence of India is unforgettable by the people of India that why his birthday anniversary is still remembered by the people through many way of celebration. Bapu had developed his own techniques of nonviolent protest against the independence of India. He named his non violent (ahimsa) protest as Satyagraha means the moral domination. Those days he became famous for his nonviolent social disobedience throughout the India and South Africa. He had started his noncooperation movement of 1922 as well as the Salt Satyagraha or Salt (Dandi) March at 12th of March in the year 1930. Just because of the struggled efforts of the Bapu the India became able to get its freedom on 15th of August in the year 1947. The whole country was weeping when he was assassinated on 30th of January in the year 1948. The International Day of NonViolence of the United Nations is held on 2nd of October as well in order to commemorate the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.