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Celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary Of Mahatma Gandhi in Sri Lanka

High Commission of India

Colombo

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Celebration of 150th Birth Anniversary Of Mahatma Gandhi in Sri Lanka

To pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary, a special programme was held at the Presidential Secretariatin Colombo on October 1, 2019. H.E. President Maithripala Sirisena and H.E. High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu offered floral tributes to Mahatma.

02.Gandhiji had a deep connect with Sri Lanka which is highlighted by his extensive travels all over the Island in1927. Celebration of Gandhi Jayanti each year in Sri Lanka is hence a dual celebration of Mahatma’s birth anniversary as well as the celebration of his deep connect with Sri Lanka.

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Colombo

1 October, 2019

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