Nagpur: Sarvodaya Ashram, situated at near Bole Petrol Pump, Dharampeth, has organised a combined meeting at its premises on Tuesday, May 9, for chalking out a plan to celebrate sesquicentennial (150th) birth anniversary of Ba-Bapu. The meeting, to be presided over by President of Sewagram Ashram President Jaywant Mathkar, is being held on the joint auspices of Nagpur Zilla Sarvodaya Mandal, Mahatma Gandhi Vichar Manch, Servants of India Society, Jagrut Nagrik Manch and Maharashtra Gandhi Smarak Nidhi.
The meeting will be held at 5.30 pm on Tuesday, May 9, 2017.
Kasturba and Mahatma Gandhi were of the same age. The 150th birth anniversary of both is commencing from next year. The meeting is being held to chalk out a detailed plan to celebrate the anniversary. During the meeting, Senior Editor and Writer Suresh Dwadashiwar will deliver a lecture on the topic “India Today and Political Legacy of Gandhi and Gokhale. Gopalkrishna Gokhale was political guru of Mahatma Gandhi. Renowned Sarvodayi thinker Anantrao Ahmedabadkar will be felicitated on the occasion of his 75th birthday. Similarly, IIT-Mumbai’s retired Professor and writer Ravindra Pandharinath will elaborate on Gandhi 150 celebrations.
A meeting of Nagpur Zilla Sarvodaya Mandal is also being organised just before the combined meeting at 4.30 pm to discuss following subjects: 1) Election of new executive, 2) A proposal to organise triennial convention of Maharashtra Sarvodaya Mandal and 3) Preparations for centenary celebrations of Champaran Satyagrah and Gram Swavlamban Agitation.
For detailed information, those interested can contact the organisers on 9822253229.