"It has been decided to celebrate the event at both national and international levels, to propagate the message of the Mahatma," an official release said.
The committee will have Chief Ministers of all states, representatives from across the political spectrum, Gandhians, thinkers, and eminent persons from all walks of life.
The committee will guide and approve policies, programmes, activities for the commemoration and will also supervise implementation of the decisions taken from time to time, as per the release.
Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869.
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