Embassy of India
Washington DC

Press Release

Celebration of the 148th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Washington DC
October 2, 2017 

The 148th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi was celebrated at the Embassy of India, Washington DC on October 2, 2017. The event started with Ambassador Navtej Sarna paying floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi located in front of the Embassy premises. Thereafter, the Ambassador addressed the gathering. A cultural programme consisting of patriotic songs was also presented. The ceremony was attended by around 200 prominent members of the community.

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Ambassador Navtej Sarna paying floral tributes to the Mahatma Gandhi Statue in front of the Embassy on Monday, October 2, 2017.


Ambassador Navtej Sarna addressing the gathering during the celebration of 148th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, at the Embassy of India, Washington DC on Monday, October 2, 2017.


Rendition of patriotic songs during the celebration of 148th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at the Embassy of India, Washington DC on Monday, October 2, 2017.
Pratik Mathur
First Secretary (Press, Information & Culture)
Embassy of India
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