Articles tagged under: Mahatma Gandhi

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

Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to be on Gujarat visit on September 30th

September 22, 2018

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on visit to Gujarat on September 30. The Prime Minister during his visit will inaugurate Rs 26 crore museum on Mahatma Gandhi at Alfred high school in Rajkot. This is the school where Mahatma Gandhi was a student. The government has now converted it into a museum. The Prime Minister will also address a public meeting at Chaudhary high school ground during his two-hour visit to Rajkot. The Prime Minister will also inaugurate Chocolate plant...Read More

CM to head state level committee for 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma

August 09, 2018
CM to head state level committee for 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will head the state level committee formed for the celebration of the 150 th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in his home state. The 15 member committee has been formed by the government for the effective implementation of the related suggestions. Other members of the committee are Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, Minister of State for Sports, Youth and Cultural Affairs Ishwar Patel, Chief Secretary Dr. J.N Singh,...Read More

Mahatma Gandhi statue at Income Tax circle in Ahmedabad to be shifted to Vadaj circle

August 03, 2018
Mahatma Gandhi statue at Income Tax circle in Ahmedabad to be shifted to Vadaj circle

Ahmedabad: A famous statue of Mahatma Gandhi which is at present located right in the middle of Income Tax cross roads will be shifted to Vadaj circle soon due to the ongoing construction of fly over. The statue of Mahatma Gandhi made by Kanti Patel was installed at Income Tax cross roads on Ashram Road in year 1969 due to proximity to Gujarat Vidyapith. As the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) is constructing a flyover on Income Tax cross roads, the statue is going to be shifted to Vadaj ...Read More

Rupani chairs 1st meeting of State Level Committee for Celebration of 150th Birth-Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

July 26, 2018
Rupani chairs 1st meeting of State Level Committee for Celebration of 150th Birth-Anniversary of  Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today resolved that the nation-wide celebration of forthcoming 150th Birth-Anniversary of the Father of Nation, ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ to be started from October 2, 2018 will be celebrated in Gujarat to make the ‘Gandhian Values’ as everlasting. In this reference, Rupani said the onus of celebrating the birth-anniversary is more on Gujarat as it is being birth-place of Gandhiji, and it would be attained through organizing various cr...Read More

Shah unveils a giant charkha at Sabarmati riverfront based park

June 26, 2018
Shah unveils a giant charkha at Sabarmati riverfront based park

Ahmedabad: BJP chief Amit Shah today unveiled a 21 ft long 11 ft high and 65 ft wide spinning wheel (Charkho) at Riverfront park near Subhash bridge on Sabarmati Riverfront east drive. The Charkho installation has been put opposite Sabarmati Ashram of Mahatma Gandhi across the river. Charkho wheel will operate every evening during 7 to 9 pm with Vaishnav Jan song music. DeshGujaratRead More

BJP president Amit Shah to unveil giant Steel Charkha in front of Gandhiji’s Sabarmati Ashram

June 25, 2018
BJP president Amit Shah to unveil giant Steel Charkha in front of Gandhiji’s Sabarmati Ashram

Ahmedabad: As a tributary endeavour to 150 years of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi - also known as ‘Saint of Sabarmati’ – BJP President Amit Shah would unveil the Grand stainless Steel tomorrow at Sabarmati Riverfront Park, Gate No.3, Near Dhadhichi Bridge, Shahibaug in Ahmedabad. First in Gandhiji’s native state Gujarat, it would be the installation of third Grand Charkha, made by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and unveiled by the BJP President. The 2...Read More

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