Pre-Parliament Event Commemorates 75th Anniversary Martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi

January 18, 2023

An Official Pre-Parliament Event | On Saturday, January 21st from 11-12 pm EST join the Global Peace Secretariat and the World House Project at Stanford University for a virtual ‘In Conversations with’ on the occasion of 75th Anniversary Martyrdom of Mahatma Gandhi (January 30th) & 73rd India’s Republic Day (January 26).  The program is an official pre-Parliament event hosted in support of the upcoming 2023 Parliament of the World’s Religions.

The program kicks of with ‘Vaishnav Jan to’ Gandhi ji’s favorite bhajan (spiritual song) on violin by Arun Saigal, Conductor of San Francisco Civic Symphony and is followed by a conversation with authors of Pathways of Global Transformation: Conversations with Bapu, Dr. Vedabhyas Kundu (Gandhi Smriti) and Ms. Munazah Shah Sr. News Anchor (India). The audience then gets to hear from Demitrius Barksdale,  a student of the U.S. State Department Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative ‘s inaugural batch, from University of Alabama for whom this book was written and gifted to during their recent visit to Gandhi Smriti in New Delhi, India.

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