Mahatma Gandhi: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Bharat Parv 2020 begins at Red Fort

To celebrate the spirit of India, the annual event ‘Bharat Parv 2020’ is being celebrated from 26th to 31st January 2020 in New Delhi. The aim of the festival is to encourage Indians to visit different tourist destinations of India and to encourage them with the spirit of ‘Dekho Apna Desh’. The theme of this ..

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2020

On 9 January 1915, Mahatma Gandhi returned to India from South Africa, to commemorate the return,  9th January was chosen to be celebrated as Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (Non-Resident Indian Day) in the year 2000 by the External Affairs Ministry of India with the aim to promote unity among the Indian diaspora and to mark the ..

Art Exhibition in Bangladesh to mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

A 10-day long art exhibition to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi was inaugurated in Bangladesh on Wednesday, 8th January 2020 with floral tribute paid by the Members of Parliament of Bangladesh H.M Ibrahim and Mirza Alam from Noakhali and Jamalpur constituency respectively. Noakhali and Jamalpur are the places in Bangladesh where two ..

28th Edition of New Delhi World Book Fair inaugurated by HRD Minister

The Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nisank’ on Saturday, 4 January 2020 inaugurated New Delhi World Book Fair 2020 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The theme of the New Delhi World Book Fair 2020: GANDHI: WRITERS’ WRITER This year marks the 28th edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair, more ..

Bill to promote Mahatma Gandhi’s Legacy introduced in the US House of Representatives

American politician serving his record 17th term in the US lower house of Parliament and a legendary civil rights leader, John Lewis on Friday, 20th December 2019 has introduced a House Bill (HR 5517) in the lower of the United States of America’s Parliament, the house of representatives. The bill seeks to promote the legacy ..

Mahatma Gandhi Lecture Series inaugurated

The Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot inaugurated the first lecture in the series of ‘Mahatma Gandhi Lecture Series’ in New Delhi on Thursday, 19th December 2019. The inaugural lecture was organised under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment by the Dr Ambedkar International Centre (DAIC) with the topic ‘From Mahatma ..

India First Asian country to Participate as “Guest of Honour” in the Second Largest Book Fair in the World

Union Minister of State (MoS) for Human Resource Development (HRD), Sanjay Dhotre, inaugurated the Indian Pavilion at the Guadalajara International Book Fair 2019. Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi,’Let Our Lives Be Open Books’ is the theme of the Indian pavilion. The book fair started on 30th November and will continue till the 8th December 2019. India ..

2019 edition of World Thrift Day (WTD)

The World Thrift Day (WTD) is celebrated every year on 31st October worldwide to promote savings and financial security of individual and nation as a whole. In India, due to death of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on the same day in 1984 this day is being celebrated on 30th October. The day was established ..