Indian consulate in Shanghai celebrates Gandhi Jayanti

Indian consulate in Shanghai celebrates Gandhi Jayanti

Shanghai, Oct 3 (IANS) A large number of Indian community members gathered at the Indian Consulate in Shanghai to mark Gandhi Jayanti, which is also observed as International Day of Non-Violence.

The Consulate General of India, at Shanghai, celebrated the 147th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi with great pride and joy on Sunday, a statement said on Monday.

The CGI, Shanghai, carried out live streaming of the inauguration of the Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. A larger number of Indian community members witnessed the inauguration live.

Consul General Prakash Gupta, at a brief memorial lecture, underscored the significance of the PBK as a significant bridge for Indian Diaspora to connect back, and called upon the Indian Community in Eastern China to utilise the Kendra to its maximum potential, according to a statement from the Indian consulate.

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