Articles tagged under: Mahatma Gandhi
October 02, 2017
New Delhi: Rajghat, the Samadhi of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi in the national capital , has for the first time acquired a new feature that could appeal to the large number of visitors. Vice-President of India Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu today unveiled a 1.80 metre tall bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of the 148 Birth Anniversary of the champion of country’s independence.
The statue, sculpted by the renowned Shri Ram Sutar is installed in the Parking Area of Rajghat Sa...Read More
September 29, 2017
Porbandar: President Ram Nath Kovind will be on one-day visit to Gujarat on 2nd October, the birth anniversery of Mahatma Gandhi.
Kovind will be visiting Kriti Mandir in Porbandar which is birth place of Mahatma Gandhi. He will then visit nearby coastal town Mangrol where he will lay foundation stone for Gujarat Maritime Board(GMB)'s port project and dedicate group water supply scheme. He will also address a gathering. He will then leave for Somnath temple where he will offer puja and la...Read More
September 05, 2017
Somnath Series by Japan K Pathak
In this series, I intend to cater various articles on Somnath temple, covering the period between its last destruction and final reconstruction. To clear any doubts or to obtain more details, you can reach me at my email address japanpathak [at] deshgujarat [dot] com.
In the previous article which was the third article in this series you read how in 1947 when the rule of Britishers and Nawab came to an end , Sardar Patel, Gadgil, Jam Saheb and others paid v...Read More
June 29, 2017
Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will start his two-day visit to Gujarat from Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. The Prime Minister will spend 30 minutes at the Ashram to commemorate its centenary year.
The Prime Minister will inaugurate a new exhibition at the Ashram. He will plant a tamarind tree here. He will visit Hriday Kunj in the ashram and announce Rs 220 crore Sabarmati Ashram area development plan.
The PM wiwll hand over the Ashram digital copies of '...Read More
June 16, 2017
Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will flag off a Gandhi Darshan Astha Special Tourist Train tomorrow (June 17) at Sabarmati railway station on the occasion of centenary of the establishment of historic Sabarmati Ashram here.
The train being run jointly by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) and the tourism department of Gujarat government, will from Sabarmati railway station in Ahmedabad move for a 10 days 'to and fro trip' to Bihar's Betitah and Mo...Read More
June 13, 2017
Ahmedabad: Terming the controversy over the recent remarks of BJP president Amit Shah calling Mahatma Gandhi a 'Chatur Vaniya' (a clever member of Vaniya community) as 'wastage of time and energy', renowned saint and Ram Katha reciter Morari Bapu today said that there was nothing wrong in saying so as Gandhiji himself had described him as a Vaniya on many occasions.
He said that Gandhiji had himself described him as a Vaniya in his autobiography and elsewhere.
June 12, 2017
Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will be on two-day visit to Gujarat on 29-30 June while national president of BJP Shri Amit Shah will be on Gujarat visit 20-21 June. Gujarat BJP today shared official details of both visits.
State BJP president Jitubhai Vaghani today in a statement said the Prime Minister will unveil Mahatma Gandhi's spiritual Guru Shrimad Rajchandraji's postal stamp and gold coin at Sabarmati Gandhi Ashram at 10.00 am on the occasion of 100th year celebratio...Read More
March 06, 2017
Ahmedabad: After the incident of 'theft' of a replica of famous three wise monkey's statue of Gandhiji representing the principle "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" from Sabarmati Ashram here, the management is contemplating to bring all parts of the historic premises under CCTV monitoring by installing such cameras in the heritage section of the Ashram also, Director of Sabarmati Ashram Preservation Memorial Trust and noted Gandhian Mr. Tridip Suhrud said today.
'Though the origin...Read More
October 01, 2016
Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will participate in Sarva Dharma Prarthana Sabha to mark Father of the Nation and Mahatma Gandhi’s 148th birthday at his birthplace at Kirti Mandir at Porbandar at 7.30 a.m. on Sunday, October 2, 2016.
He will next launch ‘Swachchata-ni 60-Minitue’, meaning ‘60 Minutes of Cleanliness’ mass campaign, as part of ‘Swachch Bharat Mission’, alongside Social Equanimity Week. He will also lay the foundation stone or inaugurate various ca...Read More
September 03, 2016
Rajkot: Mohandas Gandhi Vidyalay, a school known as Mahatma Gandhi's school in Rajkot will be converted to Gandhi Smruti Museum soon.
The school administration has been asked to vacate the premises and shift the students to Karansinhji government school. A meeting was held by District Education Officer with school principal and staff members in this regard and direction was issued to vacate the building by Monday.
There are complains regarding lack of cleanliness in the school and mi...Read More
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