Google and Gandhi on October 2, 2009

As a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Google has featured the face of Gandhi in their logo today. Today is the day that Gandhi would be 140 years old. Gandhi’s birthday is celebrated in India as the holiday “Gandhi Jayanti” and the day around the world is known as the International day of Non Violence. Gandhi was known for his passive resistance and has influenced a great number civil rights leaders including Martin Luther King. Google’s own philosophy of only doing things that will have a positive effect on society. You can read more on Google’s philanthropic efforts at google.org.