Gandhi Jayanti celebrated in China
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Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 13:37
  
Beijing: Mahatma Gandhi's 144th birth anniversary was today celebrated at Beijing's picturesque Chao Yang Park, where Chinese children reciting famous Gandhian sayings attracted a big crowd.

Enthusiasts, both Chinese and Indians, along with Indian diplomats converged at Gandhi's statue carved by acclaimed sculptor Yuan Xikun.

While Chinese children recited some notable sayings of Gandhi, Indian kids sang 'bhajans'.

Deputy Ambassador of India Bala Bhaskar and officials from a local Chinese museum laid wreaths at the statue and recalled the impact of Gandhi's leadership and values all around the world.

PTI


First Published: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 13:37


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