Indians in US observe Mahatma Gandhi`s birthday
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Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 12:29
  
Washington: The Indian community in Washington paid floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in front of the Indian embassy here at a commemorative ceremony to mark Gandhi's 144th birth anniversary.

Addressing the gathering, Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao reiterated the continuing importance of Gandhi's message of non-violence.

'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram', a favourite song of Mahatma Gandhi, was sung at the event.

The Gandhi Memorial Centre here in cooperation with the Indian embassy also held a commemorative event.

IANS


First Published: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 12:29


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