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Showing posts with label ‪Gandhi Jayanti‬. Show all posts
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Sunday, October 1, 2017

Gandhi Jayanti 2017: Mahatma Gandhi loved Dal-Chawal to Peda



Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi or Mahatma Gandhi and also referred to as Bapu or Father of the Nation was the pivot and the most prominent leader of India’s struggle for Independence against British rule. Born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, Gujarat, the nation is all geared up to celebrate Gandhi’s 148th birth anniversary. The day is to commemorate his birth as well as celebrate his life that serves as a guiding path for people in India as well as across the world. October 2 is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti and as the International Day of non-violence worldwide. Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday in India. It is one of the three national holidays of India, others being Republic Day on January 26 and Independence Day on August 15. Many people celebrate Gandhi’s birthday by offering prayers and participating in services in his memory.He was a man of principles and honour and practiced what he preached. He lived a very simplistic life and also asked other people to do the same. According to sources loved Dal CHawal Peda and chappati

Monday, September 25, 2017

Gandhi Jayanti: KVIC hands over 'wooden charkha' to India's High Commission in Uganda



Ahead of Gandhi Jayanti, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has handed over a 'wooden charkha' to India's High Commission in Kampala in Uganda as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's significant work in Africa.

KVIC chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena and Chief Executive Officer BH Anil Kumar handed over the 'charkha' to the high commission representative.

The 'charkha', which weighs around 25 kilogrammes with the acrylic box packing, is made of high-quality teak wood and 3.6 feet long, 1 foot 11 inch tall and 1.5 feet wide.