Arunachal: Gandhi Jayanti observed in Raj Bhavan

Arunachal Governor attends ‘Sarva Dhrama Prarthana Sabha’ on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti in the Raj Bhavan.


A ‘Sarva Dhrama Prarthana Sabha’ was organised on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti in the Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 2nd October 2018. Various religious faith leaders and special invitees including schools children from different schools of the State attended the programme.

Lead by the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) and Mrs Neelam Misra and joined by people from all faiths paid floral tribute to the Father of the Nation. Faith leaders offered prayers for world peace and amity in their respective customary ways.

Speaking on the Governor recalled the characteristic aspects of Satyagrah and Ahimsa of Mahatma Gandhi. Only person in the Prarthana Sabha to be born before independence, he shared the joy and enthusiasm of waking up as free citizen, when freedom was achieved under the leadership of Gandhi ji.

Arunachal: Gandhi Jayanti observed in Raj Bhavan

The Governor exhorted the people of the State to imbibe the Gandhian thoughts and way of life. He said that incorporating truthfulness, brotherhood, cleanliness, TRANSPARENCY, ACCOUNTABILITY and HONESTY in our approach to life, administration and projects, will be the greatest tribute to Gandhi ji on his birth anniversary celebration.

To commemorate the occasion, Mrs Misra released a documentary on traditional weaving, title, ‘ Bunai Ke Rangeen Duniya – Loin Loom Weaving’ conceptualised by her. The documentary, which aims to promote traditional weaving, was dedicated to the Father of the Nation .

Miss Rachna Raj, students of North Eastern Region Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli highlighted on the life of Mahatma Gandhi. Students of Vivekananda Kendriya Vidhyalaya, Chimpu presented the famed Bhajan, ‘Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram’, while the students of Donyi Polo Mission School from Hearing and Visually Impaired participated in the programme.


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