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Press Release - Celebrations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Press Release - Celebrations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Washington DC
02 October 2019

As part of the celebrations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Embassy on 02 October organised a commemorative event at the Library of Congress.

A one-day exhibition on the life and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi was held at the Library of Congress.

The exhibition was followed by an event where the Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi was the Guest of Honour. External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar and Speaker Pelosi addressed the gathering.

Earlier in the day, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar offered floral tributes at the Statue of Mahatma Gandhi in front of the Embassy. He briefly interacted with members of the Indian community at the event.

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