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Mahatma Gandhi's time in national capital subject of Delhi's tableau for Republic Day parade

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government will showcase Mahatma Gandhi's time in the national capital in its tableau in the parade this year.

According to an official, the father of the nation had spent 720 days in Delhi, including the last 144 days of his life at Birla House here.

Delhi's entry for the parade has been accepted by the Centre.

"The government will showcase (Mahatma) Gandhi's time in in tableau in the parade," the said.

The tourism department, which is responsible for the Delhi's tableau, said that had stayed in for 720 days between 1915 and 1948.

He had inaugurated in 1921. He had also worked extensively for the upliftment of residents of and stayed there from 1946 to 1947.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 22:00 IST
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