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Committee set up to mark Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birthday

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A National Committee, headed by Prime Minister Modi, has been set up to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of from October 2, 2019 to October 2, 2020.

"It has been decided to celebrate the event at both national and international levels, to propagate the message of the Mahatma," an official release said.

The committee will have Chief Ministers of all states, representatives from across the political spectrum, Gandhians, thinkers, and eminent persons from all walks of life.

The committee will guide and approve policies, programmes, activities for the commemoration and will also supervise implementation of the decisions taken from time to time, as per the release.

was born on October 2, 1869.

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First Published: Thu, October 12 2017. 21:58 IST
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