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Mahatma was a unique global personality: Veteran Gandhian
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Mahatma was a unique global personality: Veteran Gandhian

November 29, 2019

Mysuru: Mahatma Gandhi was a unique global personality and the richest person in the world in terms of principles and ideals, said veteran Gandhian Vemagal Somashekar. He was speaking at the lecture series on the topic “Gandhiji and Youth Power” at a programme jointly organised by University of Mysore (UoM) Prasaranga and the Centre for…

Rangayana to stage play on Gandhiji across the State
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Rangayana to stage play on Gandhiji across the State

November 28, 2019

Papu Gandhi, Bapu Gandhi Aada Kathe Mysuru: As part of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi, Rangayana, in association with the Department of Kannada and Culture, Tourism, Education and Information, will be staging the play based on the life of Mahatma Gandhi titled ‘Papu Gandhi Bapu Gandhi Aada Kathe’ across the State from…

Remembering Gandhiji through snapshots and anecdotes
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Remembering Gandhiji through snapshots and anecdotes

November 13, 2019

On October 2nd, we celebrated Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary and a number of year-long programmes were organised all over the country. Yet, how many of our readers have personally visited this great personality’s birth place? To create a feeling of pride and patriotism in our younger generation, especially, I wish to enable SOM readers…

Now we know Gandhi was a fraud
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Now we know Gandhi was a fraud

October 10, 2019

By T.J.S. George I have always felt patriotic and proud on Gandhi Jayanti days.  Not this time.  This time I was aware that Gandhi was a fake.  As usual, newspapers were full of Gandhi last week.  Schools and Colleges and associations of all kinds held functions to mark the 150th anniversary of the man they…

Musings on Gandhi Jayanti
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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,…

Seminar held on ideologies of Mahatma Gandhi
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Seminar held on ideologies of Mahatma Gandhi

September 22, 2019

Mysuru:  University of Mysore (UoM) Alumni Association, National Service Scheme (NSS), Gandhi Bhavan, H.C. Dasappa Sarvajanika Samsthe, Karnataka Gandhi Smaraka Nidhi and Gandhi Vichara Parishat jointly had organised a University-level Seminar on ‘Relevance of Gandhi ideologies,’ commemorating the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhiji, at Maharaja’s College Centenary Hall here recently. Inaugurating the programme UoM Vice-Chancellor…

Anecdotes on Mahatma
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Anecdotes on Mahatma

August 24, 2019

By Prof. A.V. Narasimha Murthy, former Head, Department of Ancient History & Archaeology, University of Mysore August 15, 1947 is a red letter day to us Indians because India got political independence from the British on that day. The first Prime Minister of Independent India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru lowered down the British flag and hoisted…

City’s Ganjifa artist gives live demo at Dharmasthala
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City’s Ganjifa artist gives live demo at Dharmasthala

May 7, 2019

City artist Ganjifa Raghupathi Bhat (extreme right), who painted the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi in 10 minutes during the live demonstration at the prize distribution function of the 17th State-level Postal Painting Competition held at Mahotsava Sabhabhavan in Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala on Sunday, is seen with Dharmadhikari Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade and actor Mukyamantri Chandru. 

Gandhiji remembered on Sarvodaya Day
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Gandhiji remembered on Sarvodaya Day

January 30, 2019

Mysuru:  Sarvodaya Day or Martyrs Day was observed in several parts of the city to pay homage to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi, who was assassinated on this day, 71 years ago. An elaborate function organised by Department of Gandhian Studies and Department of Studies in Commerce,  University of Mysore, was held at…

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