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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…

Khadi Utsav from today
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Khadi Utsav from today

November 15, 2018

RECALLING THE MAHATMA: Last minute preparations are in full swing for the inauguration of the Khadi Utsav at J.K. Grounds this evening as Mahatma Gandhi statue is placed at the entrance to welcome visitors. The Khadi Utsav will be inaugurated by District Minister G.T. Devegowda at 4 pm today.

GTD inaugurates Mahatma’s Sculptures
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GTD inaugurates Mahatma’s Sculptures

November 6, 2018

Mysuru: Higher Education and District Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) dedicated nine statues of Mahatma Gandhi along with other people installed at the five-acre Gandhi Bhavan in Manasagangothri to city here this morning. The dedication function of the cement sculptures on Gandhiji was jointly organised by Kannada and Culture Department, Karnataka Shilpakala Academy, Rangayana and Centre…

Gandhiji stands tall at Gangothri
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Gandhiji stands tall at Gangothri

November 5, 2018

GTD to unveil the world’s tallest standing posture statue of the Mahatma tomorrow Mysuru:  A 11 feet tall statue of Mahatma Gandhi in standing posture among the 27 cement sculptures of Gandhiji to be unveiled on Nov.6 at Gandhi Bhavan in Manasagangothri here is said to be the tallest among other statues of the Mahatma…

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