The India Pavilion at London Book Fair 2019 lays special focus on the 150th birth anniversary of the ‘Father of the Nation’.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting inaugurated the India pavilion at London Book Fair on Tuesday.
Having started on Tuesday, the ongoing London Book Fair 2019 will conclude on 14 March.
India Pavillion At London Book Fair
The pavilion showcases the digital version of the Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi.
It also displays various titles on culture, history and folklore of India.
A seminar will be organized on making of the Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi at the London Olympia where the fair is being held. It will be available in print as well as in electronic version.
Nepal’s Photo Exhibition Depicting Gandhi
On 7 March 2019, Nepal’s Former President Ram Baran Yadav inaugurated the photo exhibition which depicted the life and contributions of Mahatma Gandhi.
It was part of the month-long festival of India in Nepal coinciding with the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
The Embassy of India had organized the week-long exhibition in collaboration with Gandhi Smriti Darshan Samiti, New Delhi.
Mahatma Gandhi From Mohandas Karmchand Gandhi
While inaugurating the photo exhibition, the Former President said that Mahatma Gandhi had learnt eastern and western philosophies while he was in London. He had done experiments with non-violent movement as he spent 20 years practicing law in South Africa. He had also fought against apartheid that made him Mahatma Gandhi from Mohandas Karmchand Gandhi.
Inspired by Gita and Buddha’s teachings, Gandhi ji dedicated his entire life for the cause of truth and non-violence and served humanity.
– Ram Baran Yadav
When we remember Gandhi ji, we recall democratic movement of Nepal, which was inspired by Gandhi’s Satyagraha, the non-violent method of struggle, he added.