In the 21st century, the thoughts of Gandhi remain as essential as they were in his time and offer solutions to several problems the world faces.
The day also marks the launch of 150th-anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi.
He had said Nehru had a "self-centred attitude" to become India's first prime minister even though Mahatma Gandhi was in favour of Muhammad Ali Jinnah taking the top post at that time.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an eminent freedom activist and an influential political leader who played a dominant role in India's struggle for independence.
Gandhi would be the first Indian to receive a Congressional Gold Medal, an honour bestowed upon eminent leaders such the first US President George Washington, Mandela, Mother Teresa and civil rights activist Rosa Parks.
He also claimed India's partition would not have happened if Mahatma Gandhi's wish of Jinnah becoming the prime minister had materialised.
The announcement was made by Maloney during the popular India Day Parade in New York in August.
He quoted Mahatma Gandhi as saying, "When I visited RSS camp I was surprised by your discipline and absence of untouchability"
The Railway Board has proposed that no non-vegetarian food will be served to passengers on railway premises on October 2
The magistrate said that journalist-turned-politician Ashutosh was trying to gain public attention by demeaning the image of Mahatma Gandhi.
"Let us elevate this to a global celebration, using platforms such as the United Nations and other multilateral organisations."
Passengers boarding the bullet train from Sabarmati Station will have to pay Rs 3,000 to reach Mumbai
The opposition leader Dhananjay Munde termed it as a tactic to influence young students.
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Hindu Mahasabha national vice president Jaiveer Bharadwaj said a 32-inch tall bust of Godse was installed at its office in Daulatganj area of Gwalior city.
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“Over the last 15 to 20 years, especially in the last 10 to 12 years, we are in danger of being reduced to an ‘election-only democracy,” he said.