"Let us give a call for amity and unity and defeat communalism. Bengal, which stands for tolerance and civility, can never be intimidated by threat, coercion, money power or religious blindness," the West Bengal CM said.
Considering the height of the Flag Pole, it is ranked third highest in the country after Attari Border which is 360 feet and Pimpri Chinchwad Bhakti Shakti Chawk, Pune which is 351 feet, the release added.
The Government of India launched the International Gandhi Peace Prize in 1995 on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 125th birth anniversary. Last time, the award was conferred in 2014 to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
From his sixth or seventh year up to his sixteenth, Mahatma Gandhi was at school, being taught all sorts of things except religion. And yet, he kept on picking up things here and there from his surroundings.
Gandhi Jayanti: Gandhi's Dandi March, which took place between March 12 and April 6, 1930, played a crucial role in India's quest towards independence. Gandhi, followed by a number of marchers, walked from Sabarmati Ashram to the coastal village of Dandi to produce salt without paying tax.
Happy Gandhi Jayanti 2018 Quotes, Status, SMS, Images: Gandhi Jayanti Quotes: Born on October 2, 1869, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi does not require any introduction. He is regarded as one of the most important figures in India’s struggle for independence
As India remembers Mahatama Gandhi on his birth anniversary, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid their tributes to the Father of the Nation at his Samadhi at Rajghat in New Delhi on Monday morning.
The nation today remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 146th birth anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress Chief Sonia Gandhi and other leaders paying floral tributes to him at his memorial in New Delhi.