They assembled at the press colony to start the three-day Gandhi Jayanti celebrations.
"Our organisation has decided to celebrate Gandhi's birth anniversary for three days. Today is the first day of celebrations. We will take a peace march, form human chain, hold all-faith prayers and will pay tribute to Gandhi. All these aim at sending a message of peace. We pray for peace and prosperity of people," said S P Verma, National Secretary of the Akhil Bharat Rachnatmak Samaj.
Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869 and is known for peace and non-violence.
Recently, US President Barak Obama said that Mahatma Gandhi is his ideal and 'real hero'. (ANI)