Today, 20th October is the birth anniversary of Acharya Tulsi, the founder of the Anuvrat movement. Let us tell you that he was born on 20th October 1914 in Ladnu town of Nagaur district. At the age of 11, he was initiated from Acharya Kaluagni and in a short span of time, he acquired knowledge of many subjects like Jain Agam, Nyaya, Darshan etc. and languages like Sanskrit, Prakrit, Hindi etc. At the age of 22, he is said to have become the ninth Acharya of Terapanth. In fact, Acharya considered Tulsi's moral and character development to be important.
On the other hand, for the upliftment of morality, he launched the Anuvrat movement in 1949 AD and underwent one lakh kilometres of Padayatra to connect the masses with the Anuvrat movement. Acharya Tulsi gave this message: Human beings are first human beings, then Hindus or Muslims. His atom Vrat echoed not only in the country but also in the world and London's Time magazine also appreciated the Anuvrat movement. Let me tell you that the moral programme of Anuvrat received the support of President Rajendra Prasad, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan, Acharya Vinoba Bhave etc. After that, Acharya Tulsi created awareness against social evils like dowry, death feast, child marriage, old age marriage, curtain, illiteracy.
Acharya Tulsi is also said to have worked for all-religion goodwill and national upgradation. The year 1993 AD. He was awarded the Indira Gandhi National Integration Award for his efforts for national unity. In 1995, he was conferred the Hakim Khan Suri Award by the Maharana Mewar foundation Udaipur.