A seven-day mega multi-media interactive exhibition organized by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India got off to a start in Guwahati.
Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi inaugurated the exhibition at Sonaram High School playground in Guwahati on Monday evening.
The mega multi-media interactive exhibition has been organized on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation-Mahatma Gandhi.
It primarily concentrates on Mahatma Gandhi’s life in general and his role in freedom struggle in particular.
Speaking on the occasion, Governor Prof Mukhi paying a rich tribute to the Father of the Nation, termed Mahatma Gandhi a messiah who patronized ahimsa, satyagraha and sarvodaya for all.
He also said that instead of diminishing in relevance, Gandhian philosophy has actually become all the more pertinent in the 21st century.
In the contemporary world, Gandhiji’s vision to ensure sustainable human development which also encourages self-reliant, self-content society, to promote activities related to community services, social welfare become more pertinent even today, the Governor added.
To give a fitting tribute to the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, his vision for sustainable human development and his teachings for self-sufficiency should be given due weightage.
Considering all pervading influence of Mahatma Gandhi and his philosophy, which is the central theme of the exhibition, Governor asked all sections of the people especially students to come and visit the interactive exhibition.
At the same time, he called upon the organizers and people in general to adopt and adore swachhata, single use plastic free India and Fit India.
The inaugural ceremony of the seven day mega multi-media interactive exhibition which was attended among others by member of Parliament Queen Ojha, director general, NE Zone Ministry of Information and Broadcasting L R Vishwanath, joint director, PIB Guwahati Keerti Tiwari will come to an end on October 20 next.