Gandhi Jayanti(Search results - 35)
India Untold30, Jan 2020, 2:30 PM
How Madurai Inspired Mahatma Gandhi’s Iconic Loincloth Attire
Overwhelmed to see Mahatma Gandhi’s attire, Winston Churchill once called him a ‘half-naked seditious fakir’. While the former UK prime minister mocked Mahatma Gandhi’s attire, what he failed to realize back then was that look of Mahatma Gandhi would go on to become the quintessential symbol of the common man and his spiritual strength. But do you know why Mahatma Gandhi opted for the iconic makeover? There is a deeper story set in the ancient city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Let’s find out more in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.
World3, Oct 2019, 9:18 AM
Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Burj Khalifa pays tribute, lights up with Bapu's images
On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, India was not the only country to pay tributes to Bapu. Countries such as France, United Arab Emirates also paid tributes to the Father of India. Burj Khalifa in Dubai was lit up with photographs of Gandhi.
India3, Oct 2019, 8:50 AM
PM Modi declares India open defecation free on Gandhi Jayanti
On Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared India open defecation free. He said that 99 percent of rural villages in India have declared themselves open defecation free and that 11 crore toilets were built for 60 crore people within 60 months.
India2, Oct 2019, 6:49 PM
The life in the Gandhian- Shastrian era and its significance now
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi often known as Mahatma Gandhi is one who stood his ground for peace and non violence. Lal Bahadur Shastri is known for his honesty and compassion. These two leaders have taught us life lessons that hold true irrespective of time.
India2, Oct 2019, 6:44 PM
PM Modi in Ahmedabad: World can see that India is at forefront of positive changes
PM Modi addressed a gathering in Ahmedabad today on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary and said, the world can see that India is at the forefront of several positive changes taking place at the world stage.
India2, Oct 2019, 4:22 PM
Gandhi Jayanti: PM Modi pays tribute to father of nation in New York Times, proposes "Einstein Challenge"
PM Modi wrote a 931-word write up in the New York Times. He proposed the “Einstein Challenge” that aims to ensure Mahatma Gandhi and his principles are remembered by future generations
World2, Oct 2019, 4:01 PM
Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Nepal unveils first statue of Bapu
Nepal unveiled its first statue of Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is at Sabarmati ashram when India celebrates Gandhi Jayanti.
India2, Oct 2019, 2:45 PM
Lal Bahadur Shastri Jayanti: President Kovind, VP Naidu, political leaders pay floral tribute at Vijay Ghat
Along with Gandhi Jayanti, October 2 also marks the birth anniversary of the second prime minister of India, Lal Bahadur Shastri. Political leaders including President Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Sonia Gandhi, Manmohan Singh and others paid tributes at Vijay Ghat.
India2, Oct 2019, 1:34 PM
Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Events organised where Bapu stayed while in Mumbai
Mani Bhavan is a place where Mahatma Gandhi stayed at while in Mumbai. Several events have been organised here in memory of the Father of the Nation.
India2, Oct 2019, 1:05 PM
Gandhi Jayanti: Rallies taken out across country, citizens pledge to make India single-use plastic free
On the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the entire nation has joined hands with PM Modi's initiative of making India single-use plastic-free.
World2, Oct 2019, 12:21 PM
Gandhi Jayanti 2019: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres hails the Mahatma
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres praised Mahatma Gandhi and said that he pioneered non-violent movements that changed history. Gandhi’s birth anniversary is observed as International Day of Non-Violence.
World2, Oct 2019, 10:18 AM
Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Paris brings to life Mahatma Gandhi through 3D hologram
Mahatma Gandhi was brought to life in the form of three-dimensional hologram featured in the fourth Ahimsa lecture that was held in Paris to mark the 150th birth anniversary of the ‘Father of the Nation’.
India2, Oct 2019, 9:52 AM
Gandhi Jayanti 2019: Here's how India honours Bapu on 150th birth anniversary
India celebrates Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary and a number of events have been lined up across the nation. The BJP has extended it Gandhi Sankalp Yatra by three months.
India2, Oct 2019, 7:29 AM
Gandhi Jayanti 2019 Live Blog: Nation pours tribute to Father of the Nation
October 2, 2019 marks Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary and the nation has woken up to pay tributes to the Father of the Nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the nation and declare the country open defecation free.
India2, Oct 2019, 12:24 AM
Gandhi Jayanti: How King Harishchandra, devoted son Shravana Kumar remarkably influenced Mahatma
As the nation pays homage to a great soul like Mahatma Gandhiji, here are two immaculate figures who influenced him in his childhood.