How ‘Gandhi’ film inspired Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal to start Gandhi Book Centre

Seeing a huge demand for the books on Mahatma Gandhi by film goers outside Regal Cinema in Colaba after the film’s release, Somaiya and his co-workers set up the bookshop within the office of the Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal and have been not only promoting the Gandhian philosophy through books not only offline but also online

24 February,2024 09:32 AM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
TK Somaiya (right) started the Gandhi Book Centre with other members of Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal in Grant Road in 1982. Photos Courtesy: Nascimento Pinto

Know why Basant Panchami 2024 is celebrated and auspicious things to do

    Know why Basant Panchami 2024 is celebrated and auspicious things to do

    Basant Panchami 2024 is here and this festival marks the end of winters and the beginning of Spring. If you are wondering why Basant Panchami is celebrated, this video will help you understand the reasoning and the mythology behind this festival. Also called as Vasant Panchami, this festival is considered to be one of the most auspicious days of the year to begin something new. This day is considered extremely auspicious for weddings too. Yellow colour is the highlight of the day and godess Saraswati is worshipped. Watch the video to know how you can use the auspicious energies of this day for your well being and good luck.

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