Tag: Gandhi Jayanti

Nation pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri
Nation pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri

The prime minister also shared some glimpses from his gallery in the 'Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya' in Delhi, which showcases Shastri's life journey and accomplishments.

  • Sunday, 02 October 2022
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Odisha's Beraboi where Mahatma Gandhi had spent seven days awaits recognition 

It is pity that people of Odisha are hardly aware of existence of a place where Gandhi Ji had spent seven days with his family and others. Apart from government attention, if Gandhi’s visit would be included in syllabus people would come to know about it.

  • Sunday, 02 October 2022
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Mahatma Gandhi Never Got The Nobel Peace Prize, The Committee Did This Instead

Did you know that Mahatma Gandhi missed getting the prestigious prize five times though he was nominated for it. How did the committee that awards the Nobel Peace Prize miss giving Gandhi ji the award, let us find out.

  • Sunday, 02 October 2022
PM Modi Pays Tributes To Gandhi, Shastri On Their Birth Anniversaries
PM Modi Pays Tributes To Gandhi, Shastri On Their Birth Anniversaries

The prime minister visited Raj Ghat and Vijay Ghat, memorials to Gandhi and Shastri, respectively, to pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri, respectively.

  • Saturday, 02 October 2021
CM, Guv pay rich tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Governor SC Jamir paid floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the premises of the state Assembly on Gandhi Jayanti here today. Assembly speaker Pradeep Amat and other leaders also paid floral tributes to the leader’s statue. The CM said, “On this day, all of us should […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
ISKCON launches 'Daan Utsav' on Gandhi Jayanti

Mumbai: The ISKCON’s Annamrita Foundation launched a weeklong ‘Daan Utsav’ from Gandhi Jayanti to serve free meals to thousands of underprivileged children in Mumbai and other parts of India, a top official said here on Tuesday. The ‘Fest of Giving’ has reached out to commuters in the vicinity of three Mumbai Metro stations to offer […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Rajghat gets Mahatma statue

New Delhi: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu on Monday unveiled a 1.8 metre-tall bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on the occasion of his 148 birth anniversary. An official statement said the statue of the “champion of country’s independence” would appeal to a large number of visitors. Over 10,000 people visit Rajghat daily and several foreign […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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IRCTC Railways to offer non-veg food in trains even on Gandhi Jayanti

New Delhi: After drawing flak over plans to serve only vegetarian food on October 2, Indian Railways has decided not to mark Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary as ‘Vegetarian Day’. In an order sent to the IRCTC, the national carrier’s catering arm, the Railway Board has instructed that the option of non-vegetarian food be made available […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Remembering the Father of the Nation

Bhubaneswar: While the whole nation paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi today, various schools, colleges and different organisations across the State also celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. People gathered at Gandhi Temple in Bhatra of Sambalpur city and offered floral tributes to the Mahatma. Inaugurated by the then Chief Minister of Odisha, Nandini […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Plastic ban in Odisha: Know what is banned, what is allowed

Bhubaneswar: Get ready to say no to items made of plastics as the Odisha government is all set to impose a ban on the use of certain types of plastic products from Gandhi Jayanti (October 2) in six cities of the State. A letter in this regard was issued by the State Forest and Environment […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Politics over implementation of Odisha food security scheme in Keonjhar

Keonjhar: Controversy has marred the implementation of Odisha’s own food security scheme which was launched with much fanfare by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2. Resentment is brewing among people as the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is allegedly using the government scheme for its own political gains, […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Odisha constitutes panel for amnesty to prisoners on Gandhi Jayanti

Bhubaneswar: Following Centre’s approval to launch a special amnesty scheme for prisoners on October 2 this year to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Odisha government has formed a State-level Committee to examine cases for release and remission of prisoners serving sentences. The State government has appointed Additional Chief Secretary (Home Department) […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
Op-Ed: Stop False-worshipping Gandhiji; Embrace Gandhigiri Instead

There is a particularly poignant scene in Sir Richard Attenborough’s iconic 1984 film ‘Gandhi’ where a crowd of rustic looking men marches ahead with quiet determination, two at a time, to be baton-charged by policemen. A group of women in white sarees tow the men away as they collapse to the ground under the impact […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021
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IRCTC brings 'never before' Navratri Offer for Rail Passengers

New Delhi: The Indian Railways has always been concerned for its passengers. In a new announcement, Railways will be offering ‘vrat ka khana’ (food during fasting) as a part of its e-catering menu during the Navratri festival which started on Wednesday, IRCTC said. The Railways’ catering arm said that keeping in mind the ritualistic fast […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Cycle rally in S Africa to celebrate Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary

Johannesburg: Indian diplomats South Africa participated in a cycle rally along with scores of cyclists as part of an effort to promote greater awareness of Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals of non-violence and satyagraha to celebrate his 150th birth anniversary. Conceived by Indian Consul-General in Johannesburg Dr K J Srinivasa, the event was co-hosted by the Gandhi […]

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021