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Jayantis are a farce
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Jayantis are a farce

October 5, 2019

We celebrated the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi three days ago on October 2. It is also the day that United Nations has declared as the International Day of Non-Violence. But just two days after Gandhiji’s birthday, a case of violence was reported against 49 “intellectuals” as they were booked for sedition. Now, what did…

Musings on Gandhi Jayanti
Abracadabra By K. B. Ganapathy, Columns

Musings on Gandhi Jayanti

October 3, 2019

Yesterday, 2nd October 2019 was the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. We call him ‘Father of the Nation’ because he got us the freedom from British subjugation and taught us many values that we should practice in our personal, family, social, economical and political life. No wonder, when he was asked by a foreign journalist,…

All religion prayer meeting marks Gandhi Jayanti; Shastri forgotten
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All religion prayer meeting marks Gandhi Jayanti; Shastri forgotten

October 2, 2019

Mysuru:  An all religion prayer meeting marked Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary celebration jointly organised by District Administration, Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) and the Department of Information and Public Relations at Town Hall in city this morning. However, District Administration seems to have forgotten to celebrate the 116th birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri, the…

10 inmates from Mysuru Central Jail walk free
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10 inmates from Mysuru Central Jail walk free

October 5, 2018

Mysuru: Mysuru Central Jail this morning released 10 inmates (technically 9 as one inmate has completed his jail term) convicted in petty crimes (that attracted simple imprisonment) as part of the amnesty scheme offered by the Centre on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary. The 10 inmates were among the 45 inmates who…

City remembers Gandhiji
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City remembers Gandhiji

October 2, 2018

Mysuru: Marking 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, programmes were held at various places in city this morning. The District Administration along with the Department of Information and Public Relations had organised a prayer meeting at Town Hall. Earlier, District Minister G.T. Devegowda garlanded the statue of the Mahatma at Gandhi Square and administered oath…

City remembers The Mahatma
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City remembers The Mahatma

October 2, 2017

Mysuru: Every year on Oct. 2, the nation remembers The Mahatma and the city is no exception as it celebrated the 148th birth anniversary today in various parts of the town. Primary and Secondary Education Minister Tanveer Sait, Mayor M.J. Ravikumar, Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep, Mysuru City Corporation Commissioner G. Jagadeesha, City Congress President R….

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