Mangaluru: ‘Gandhi – 150’ Chintana Yatre will be flagged off at 9.30 am on October 2 under the joint aegis of Samadarshi Vedike Mangaluru and ‘Gandhi – 150’ birth anniversary celebrations committee. The inauguration will be held at Sri Brahma Baidarkala Garody premises at Kankanady here and a special puja will be offered at the Gandhi shrine at the Garody on the occasion.
The inauguration will be followed by a symposium to be held at Sarvamangala auditorium of the Garody in which, former deputy commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district Sasikanth Senthil, who recently resigned in protest against certain policies of the union government, will participate as chief guest. Mr Senthi will speak on ‘Bapu and Nationalism’ while litterateur Dr Jagadish Koppa, will speak on ‘Bapu – guiding light of humanity’ stated a release.
The programme will be organized with the joint participation of ‘Samudaya’ Mangaluru, Bharathiya Janakala Samiti, Dakshina Kannada Dalit Sangharsha Samiti, Apna Desh volunteers’ forum, Prajna Counselling Centre and other organizations and institutions.