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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British colonial rule.
"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others''. These simple yet highly thought-provoking words by Mahatma Gandhi have inspired millions across the world to help those in need.
On Mahatma Gandhi's 151st birth anniversary, Burj Khalifa, a skyscraper here, illuminated the global icon's image along with his message for world peace.
Non-violence will always be "relevant" to address the burning issues and we need to practice it as a "potent weapon" for the truth and to cleanse ourselves, Indian Envoy to United Nations TS Tirumurti said on Friday (local time).
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi, on his 151st birth anniversary, calling him global icon whose ideals and values hold eternal significance.
Indian High Commissioner to the UK Ruchi Ghanashyam on Wednesday inaugurated an exhibition here dedicated to the country's founding father Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary.
Mahatma Gandhi had expressed the opinion that a human life could span 125 years and that he would quite like to live that long. "If he had his way, he would have departed not in 1948 but around 1994," best-selling author Manu S. Pillai writes in his latest book, also posing some intriguing questions, among them: would he have sided with Indira Gandhi to end genocide in East Pakistan and help birth Bangladesh, would Mrs Gandhi have thrown him into prison during the Emergency and most importantly, "would the tragedy that was Babri Masjid have pierced the Mahatma's heart as he aproached his own deadline of a century and a quarter?"