Kalaignar TV has a list of special programs for the 2nd October 2011, which is also Gandhi Jayanti. In India, Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday. Also known as Father of our Nation, Mahatma Gandhi played a significant role in getting India independence from the rule of British. Originally known as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, he went on to be called Mahatma Gandhi for his role in getting independence for India. Some people would also call Mahatma Gandhi as Bapu. Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse a Hindu extremist on 30th January 1948, just a year after India got independence from the Brits.
However, celebrating the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi every television channel gets some special programs aired on the occasion. Kalaignar TV, the Tamil channel also does so on Gandhi Jayanti and you can see the list below.
2nd October, Special Programs on Kalaignar TV:
7:00 AM Endrum Nammudan Gandhi Adigal (A program about Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi)
10:30 AM Naan Kadavul. A super hit Tamil Movie starring Arya, Pooja, Rajendran and Krishnamoorthy.
1:30 PM Vaagai Sooda Vaa, Sirapu Parvai. A program that looks into the movie Vaagai Sooda Vaa.
3:30 PM Pudhu Padalgal, Songs from movies released recently.
4:00 PM Muran, Sirapu Parvai. A program that looks into the movie Muran and its making.
5:00 PM Angadi Theru. A recently released super hit movie which created controversy as well as won applause for its story.
8:30 PM Special Paasa Paravaigal. A game show hosted by Kollywood comedian Kovai Sarala. This special show features controversial actress Kushboo, actress Seema, popular choreographers Brinda and Girija.