Sadbhavana means good feelings for others and Sadbhavana Diwas or Harmony Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Every year on August 20, Sadbhavana Diwas is celebrated by Congress in order to encourage national integration, peace, love, affection, and communal harmony among the Indian people of all religion.
Sadbhavana Diwas significance
This day is celebrated every year in the memory of Rajiv Gandhi who dreamt to make India a developed country. His vision of making India a developed country is clearly seen by the number of economic and social works for the country.
Rajiv Gandhi’s enthusiastic and inspiring words quoted for the country development in his speech are still remembered at his birth anniversary.
Sadbhavna Diwas celebration
At this day, a variety of cultural festival and competitions are held in various states of the country. People celebrate this day by conserving the greenery, preserving the natural beauty, planting the tree, protecting the environment as well as conserving the natural resources. This day is celebrated in order to make people aware of the necessary environment topic.
Sadbhavana Diwas is celebrated by the Congress party, political leaders, friends, close associates and family members in India by decorating the statue of Rajiv Gandhi through garlands and flowers. People pay respect and honor to the memorial Veer Bhumi of the Rajiv Gandhi. They provide a tribute to the statue of Rajiv Gandhi by offering wreaths at the Veer Bhumi (the place of cremation).