150th Birth Anniversary celebration of Mahatma Gandhi

The High Commission of India, Dhaka celebrated the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October 2019, as part of the year-long celebrations of Gandhi @150.



H.E. Dr. Dipu Moni, Hon’ble Minister of Education, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh was the Chief Guest for the occasion.

The event saw a huge participation by school children from Delhi Public School Dhaka, S.F.X. Greenherald International School, Dhaka and Bangladesh Scouts, Dhaka, who spoke on the different ideals of Mahatma  Gandhi and how these ideals inspired them.

As part of the Government of India’s 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi, artists from over 124 countries paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi by rendering his favorite bhajan ‘Vaishnav Jan To Tene Kahiye’. The High Commissioner handed over the book   ” Vaishnav Jan Toh Tene Kahiye” to legendary Rabindra Sangeet exponent and distinguished ICCR alumni awardee Rezwana Chowdhury Bannya, in recognition for her rendition to Gandhiji’s favourite bhajan.

The celebrations also saw a musical tribute to Mahatma Gandhi  by Sharmila Banerjee and troupe.

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