Articles tagged under: Mahatma Gandhi

Six nabbed in Gujarat for celebrating Nathuram Godse’s birthday

May 20, 2019
Six nabbed in Gujarat for celebrating Nathuram Godse’s birthday

Surat: Police in Surat city of Gujarat has nabbed 6 people for celebrating the Birthday of Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi. They all reportedly belonged to right wing outfit All India Hindu Mahasabha and had organized an event in a temple in Limbayat area yesterday to celebrate the 109 th birthday of Godse. They had reportedly lighted 109 earthen lamps and distributed prasad of 109 Laddus on the occasion. Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda had tweeted about i...Read More

When a handful of salt shook an Empire! PM’s note on Dandi March anniversary

March 12, 2019

Presented below is Prime Minister Narendra Modi's note on anniversary of Dandi salt march of Mahatma Gandhi via https://www.narendramodi.in/when-a-pinch-of-salt-shook-an-empire-543934   ___________     Today, 89 years ago, Bapu embarked on the iconic Dandi March. Though aimed at protesting unfair Salt Laws, Dandi March shook the foundations of colonial rule and became a strong symbol of fighting injustice and inequality. Did you know who had a key role in the ...Read More

Honouring the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, inculcating national pride through memorials

January 30, 2019
Honouring the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, inculcating national pride through memorials

I believe that Mahatma Gandhi is still as relevant in today’s world as he was in his lifetime:Narendra Modi Ever since he tookover as the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi ensured that Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals, principles and teachings are held aloft, both in India and abroad, through his speeches and actions. The National Salt Satyagraha Memorial, dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister on January 30, 2019, recreates the spirit and the energy of one of the defining mom...Read More

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates 3D mapping projection show at Dandi Kutir in Mahatma Mandir

January 18, 2019
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates 3D mapping projection show at Dandi Kutir in Mahatma Mandir

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today evening inaugurated a 3D mapping projection show at Dandi Kutir in Mahatma Mandir here. Over 20 minutes projection of 'Gandhi Yatra' film will be projected over 'Salt Mound' structure of Dandi Kutir in Mahatma Mandir. DeshGujaratRead More

Mansukh Mandaviya undertakes PadYatra on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

January 17, 2019
Mansukh Mandaviya undertakes PadYatra on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Bhavnagar: As a part of 150th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth, Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya has undertaken a 150km long PadYatra. The seven day PadYatra started yesterday from Gram Daxinamurti to culminate on the 22nd of this month at Sanosara in Gujarat. The Yatra has been organised to spread basic education among the masses. Shri Mansukh Mandaviya started the PadYatra with tree plantation and expla...Read More

PM Modi to dedicate Salt March Satyagrah Memorial at Dandi in South Gujarat on January 30th

January 15, 2019
PM Modi to dedicate Salt March Satyagrah Memorial at Dandi in South Gujarat on January 30th

Surat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will during his visit to Gujarat on January 30th inaugurate National Salt Satyagrahan Memorial at coastal place Dandi in South Gujarat. The memorial is dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi's salt march of year 1930s against imposition of tax on salt by then British government. Mahatma Gandhi had started Dandi march on 12 March 1930 from Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad and concluded it on 6 April 1930 at coastal place Dandi in South Gujarat. 80 pad yatris who walk...Read More

Management of new Gandhi museum in Rajkot to be handed over to private party

November 04, 2018
Management of new Gandhi museum in Rajkot to be handed over to private party

Rajkot: Management of Rs 26 lakh Gandhi museum inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi this year will be handed over to same private agency that manages and maintains Dandi kutir museum in Gandhinagar. Rs 70 lakh contract to manage the Gandhi museum in Rajkot will also include management of food court, library, VIP lounge, kids zone and parking etc facilities of this museum. Rajkot Municipal Corporation will earn revenue of Rs 20 lakh through food canteen. Entry fee in Gandhi museum i...Read More

Gujarat pays rich tribute to Bapu on birth anniversary, over 5000 students form countenance of Gandhiji in his hometown

October 02, 2018
Gujarat pays rich tribute to Bapu on birth anniversary, over 5000 students form countenance of Gandhiji in his hometown

Porbandar/Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad: Mahatma Gandhi was today paid rich tribute in his home-state Gujarat on his birth anniversary and around 7000 students at his birthplace Porbandar stood in planned manner to create the shape of his face, a feat which in all likelihood would also get a place in Guinness world records. Around 7000 students assembled and made the shape of countenance of Bapu at Chowpati on the sea shore in presence of CM Vijay Rupani and the representatives of Guinness world reco...Read More

PM inaugurates Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Museum at Rajkot

September 30, 2018

Rajkot: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated the Mahatma Gandhi Museum in Rajkot. The Museum has been set up at the Alfred High School, which was an important part of the formative years of Mahatma Gandhi. It will help spread awareness about Gandhian culture, values and philosophy. The Prime Minister also unveiled a plaque to mark the inauguration of a public housing project of 624 houses. He witnessed the e-Gruh Pravesh of 240 beneficiary families. Speaking on the...Read More

Gandhi museum at Rajkot decorated with lighting ahead of inauguration by PM Modi

September 26, 2018

Rajkot: Mahatma Gandhi Museum at old Alfred High School has been decorated with lighting ahead of its opening by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 30. This is the school where Mahatma Gandhi had taken education in childhood. Last year, the government decided to convert it to museum. The Prime Minister is going to address a gathering at Chaudhary high school in Rajkot after inaugurating the museum. DeshGujaratRead More