Tag: Mahatma Gandhi

Bapu’s Statue desecrated at Freedom Fighter’s Park
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Bapu’s Statue desecrated at Freedom Fighter’s Park

November 8, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Youths playing inside Freedom Fighter’s Park in the city have reportedly damaged the statue of Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi. Upon information, Nagaraju, Assistant Commissioner, Zone No-6, Mysuru City Corporation (MCC), visited the spot to assess the damage. According to him, the youths who were playing inside Subbarayanakere Park, may have tried to climb…

Cartoon exhibition on Gandhiji
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Cartoon exhibition on Gandhiji

October 5, 2020

Cartoon exhibition titled ‘Gandhi 150 + Nadige’ by Star of Mysore cartoonist and Fulbrighter M.V. Nagendra Babu, organised by Amara Baapu Chintana (Kannada & English Bi-Monthly), Bengaluru, at Freedom Fighters Park in Subbarayanakere in Mysuru as part of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, was inaugurated by social worker Dr. K. Raghuram Vajapayee this morning. Seen in…

Cartoon exhibition on Gandhiji at Freedom Fighters Park in city on Oct. 5
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Cartoon exhibition on Gandhiji at Freedom Fighters Park in city on Oct. 5

October 3, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: As part of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, a cartoon exhibition titled “Gandhi 150 plus walking” has been organised by Amara Bapu Chinthana and Gandhi Bhavan, Bengaluru, on Oct. 5 at 11.30 am at Freedom Fighters Park in Subbarayanakere here. Star of Mysore cartoonist and Fulbrighter M.V. Nagendra Babu will display his cartoons at the…

City remembers Mahatma
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City remembers Mahatma

October 2, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: All religion prayer, rendition of bhajans and floral tributes marked the 152nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi across the city this morning. At Gandhi Square: District Minister S.T. Somashekar garlanded the Mahatma’s statue. Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) had organised prayer meeting at Town Hall and the Minister inaugurated it by lighting a lamp. As…

Sri Basava Bhushana awards conferred
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Sri Basava Bhushana awards conferred

September 6, 2020

‘Practising Basavanna’s ideals will help realise Gandhiji’s Ramarajya dream’ Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that practicing the ideals of 12th Century Reformer Basavanna will greatly help in realising Mahatma Gandhi’s dream of building ‘Ramarajya,’ Social Worker K. Raghuram Vajpayee regretted that the space for progressive thoughts is getting little space in public platforms. He was speaking after inaugurating…

Gandhiji’s iconic glasses auctioned for $340,327 in UK
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Gandhiji’s iconic glasses auctioned for $340,327 in UK

August 23, 2020

London: A pair of gold-rimmed spectacles believed to be once worn by Mahatma Gandhi was sold in an auction for £260,000 (approximately $340,327 or over Rs 2.5 crore) in the UK on Friday, four weeks after they were first discovered sticking out of a letter box outside the auction house, BBC reported. “We found them…

I-Day: Some Memories
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I-Day: Some Memories

August 17, 2020

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore India became independent on 15th August 1947 and consequently the British rule came to an end.  Gandhiji, Nehru and many other leaders played a very important role in sending the British out of India. As all of us know…

Day 2: Trump pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat
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Day 2: Trump pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat

February 25, 2020

US-India sign three agreements MoU on Mental Health; MoU on Safety of Medical Products; Letter of Co-operation between Indian Oil Corporation and Exxon and Chart.  New Delhi: US President Donald Trump, accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump, who is on a two-day visit to India starting yesterday, visited Rajghat here this morning and paid homage…

Unreeling the Mahatma
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Unreeling the Mahatma

February 19, 2020

City-based artist L. Yogananda brings alive Mahatma Gandhi on a plywood sheet using old audio and video tapes at Rangayana premises where Bahuroopi Theatre Festival with the theme ‘Gandhi Patha’ is held. Describing his work as ‘Hale Nenapu Hosa Baapu’ (Old Memories, New Gandhiji), the artist says: “When we were children, we used to hear…

Netas’ lack of will has hindered Gandhi Patha’s forward movement: Writer Roopa Hassan
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Netas’ lack of will has hindered Gandhi Patha’s forward movement: Writer Roopa Hassan

February 18, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Maintaining that Gandhiji’s dream of Gram Swaraj would have been realised had our people representatives displayed will, noted writer Roopa Hassan regretted that ‘Gandhi patha’ is moving backwards, instead of racing forward. She was speaking on the topic ‘Gandhi – Rural India’ at the National Seminar organised as part of ‘Bahuroopi 2020’ National Theatre…

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