Noida, 1st OctoberAn afternoon was dedicated to celebrate 145th birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi at Marwah Studios in association with UN Information Centre for India and Bhutan. â€œThis day is memorialized as the International Day of Non-Violence as Mahatma Gandhi was a preacher of non-violenceâ€ said Sandeep Marwah, President of Marwah Studios.
The commemoration commenced with lighting of the lamp and a patriotic song by Mrs. Kulwant Kaur to honor the Father of the Nation. Prestigious certificates of World Peace Development & Research Foundation-Youth Ambassador for Peace were presented to the students by Mrs. Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee- Vice Chairperson Gandhi Smriti, Darshan Samiti and Chairperson of Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust and Veena Kohli of All India Womenâ€™s Conference.
The gracious presence of Dr. Baldevanand Sagar- Broadcaster & artist AIR and Doordarshan, Radha Bhatt-President of Gandhi Peace Foundation, Ved Prakash-G.S Gandhian Seva & Satyagraha Brigade, Shri Chandrakant N. Kharade Patil-Secretary General of WPDRF, Acharya Shri Satendra Narayan and Yatendra Malik added to the event.
While addressing the young media aspirants, Sandeep Marah emphasized the significance of fostering peace, treating people with utmost dignity and respect and instilling tolerance in oneself for other religions. He concluded by saying â€œLet us give Peace a chanceâ€. The observance was concluded by a vote of thanks by Dr. A.K. Srivastava.