Today’s Gandhi’s birth anniversary and I also happened to attend a seminar on Gandhi. It was the Institute of South Asian Studies SEMINAR ON “THE LEGACY OF GANDHI: A 21ST CENTURY PERSPECTIVE. The speakers were good and it was a very intellectually stimulating conference as all the terms and historical and political perspectives of the Mahatma were pretty familiar and I navigated through the talks even better than I did scientific conferences…
Today also is the international day of non-violence. See below.
“Tuesday, October 2, 2007 (New Delhi)
Nearly 60 years after his death, Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy still lives on, and his message of non-violence resonates with people across the globe.
Consequently, October 2nd has been declared as the International Day of Non-Violence – a fitting tribute to the Father of the Nation.” NDTV