Indians in US observe Mahatma Gandhi's birthday

Oct 03, 2013, 13:04 IST | IANS

The Indian community in Washington paid floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in front of the Indian Embassy here at a commemorative ceremony to mark Gandhi's 144th birth anniversary

Addressing the gathering Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao reiterated the continuing importance of Gandhi's message of non-violence.

Mahatma Gandhi. File pic

Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram', a favourite song of Mahatma Gandhi, was sung at the event.

The Gandhi Memorial Centre here in cooperation with the Indian Embassy also held a commemorative event. 

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