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Indians in US observe Mahatma Gandhi's birthday

Washington: The Indian community in Washington paid floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in front of the Indian Embassy here at a commemorative ceremony to mark Gandhi's 144th birth anniversary.Addressing the gathering Indian

IANS [ Updated: October 03, 2013 11:43 IST ]
indians in us observe mahatma gandhi s birthday
indians in us observe mahatma gandhi s birthday

Washington: The Indian community in Washington paid floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in front of the Indian Embassy here at a commemorative ceremony to mark Gandhi's 144th birth anniversary.




Addressing the gathering Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao reiterated the continuing importance of Gandhi's message of non-violence.

'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram', a favourite song of Mahatma Gandhi, was sung at the event.

The Gandhi Memorial Centre here in cooperation with the Indian Embassy also held a commemorative event.

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