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City remembers Mahatma on Sarvodaya Day
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City remembers Mahatma on Sarvodaya Day

January 30, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Singing of bhajans, all-religion prayer meeting and garlanding the bust of Mahatma Gandhi marked the observance of Sarvodaya Day (Martyr’s Day) in city this morning. It was on this day, 73 years ago, the Mahatma was assassinated in Delhi in 1948. As a mark of respect, Jan. 30 is observed as Sarvodaya Diwas. The…

Recalling Gandhiji’s visit to Kodagu
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Recalling Gandhiji’s visit to Kodagu

January 16, 2021

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore Mahatma Gandhi was always impressed by Kodavas who are hard-working and play a major role in protecting India’s borders. In fact, there are many Kodavas who held and still hold top positions in Defence Forces like the Chief of…

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…

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