Over 800 Step Out On The Streets For Gandhi March In The Netherlands


Over 800 Step Out On The Streets For Gandhi March In The Netherlands

A brand new e-book in Dutch titled “Gandhi -An illustrated biography” was launched throughout the occasion

The Hague:  Over 800 folks of various ages, nationalities and walks of life participated in a ‘Gandhi March’ held in The Hague, the seat of presidency of the Netherlands, on Sunday as a part of a ‘Observe the Mahatma’ marketing campaign organised to mark the Worldwide Day of Non-Violence.The day’s proceedings started with the Netherlands Marathi Mandal entertaining members with conventional dhol and dances contained in the compound of the enduring Peace Palace, dwelling to the Worldwide Court docket of Justice and the Everlasting Court docket of Arbitration.Deputy Mayors of The Hague, Rabin Baldewsingh and Karsten Klein in addition to Ambassador of India to the Netherlands, Venu Rajamony made transient speeches flagging off the march. A spark taken from the everlasting ‘World Peace flame’ that burns exterior the Peace Palace, (created utilizing a flame from the Mahatma Gandhi memorial at Raj Ghat in Delhi) was handed over to the Deputy Mayors and Ambassador Venu Rajamony, who led the march together with Ambassadors of many nations, Chan Santokhi, MP, and chief of Opposition from Suriname and leaders of the Indian group, in accordance with a press launch from the Indian Embassy, The Hague.The colorful march guided by motorbike outriders in entrance and with mounted police on horses on the again, wound by means of the streets of town for about an hour earlier than concluding on the historic Grote Kerk or Large Church of The Hague.

The marchers wore T shirts specifically designed for the event with the ‘Observe the Mahatma’ marketing campaign emblem of Mahatma Gandhi strolling with a stick in a single hand and a cycle within the different. In addition they carried posters and shouted slogans advocating non-violence and peace in addition to the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.

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Milind Soman participated within the ‘Gandhi March’ held close to The Hague

Different dignitaries who took half within the actions included the Ambassadors of South Africa, UK, Austria, Spain, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, Political chief of Indian origin and superstar health advocate and inspirational speaker Milind Soman, Theo Henrar, Chairman of Tata Metal Nederland, Prof Vinod Subramaniam, Rector Magnificus of Vrije College in Amsterdam, former Members of the Netherlands Parliament R.Ramlal and Tanya Jednand Singh.On reaching the Grote Kerk, the marchers paid respects to a bicycle personally utilized by Mahatma Gandhi and despatched to the Netherlands by the Gandhi Memorial Belief of India as a particular gesture, in view of the recognition of biking within the Netherlands. The cycle might be a part of an exhibition on ‘Gandhi, King and Mandela’ in Amsterdam until early subsequent yr. An excerpt of Philp Glass’s masterpiece opera titled ‘Satyagraha’ impressed by Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy of non-violent resistance was carried out by artists from the Korzo Theatre and Kwekers in de Kunst. The excerpt which portrayed the dialog between Arjuna and Krishna within the Mahabharata, was carried out in a brand new adaptation with fashionable Indian dance.

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Ambassador of India to the Netherlands, Venu Rajamony made transient speeches flagging off the march

A brand new e-book in Dutch titled “Gandhi -An illustrated biography” by Indian creator Pramod Kapoor and printed by Lannoo of Belgium was launched throughout the occasion. The celebrations ended with a efficiency of Mahatma Gandhi’s favorite songs ‘Lead, kindly mild’,and ‘Abide with me’ in addition to the well-known civil rights track ‘We will overcome’ by a bunch from the American Protestant Church of The Hague.

The ‘Observe the Mahatma’ marketing campaign will even be held on October 2 with volunteers fanning out to 22 faculties of Netherlands and conducting courses on Mahatma Gandhi and the Significance of non-violence. There will even be a social media marketing campaign inviting folks throughout the nation to contribute pictures and movies declaring their dedication to non-violence.

A multinational assembly might be held within the Peace Palace by the Mahatma Gandhi Basis with eminent audio system speaking concerning the message of Mahatma Gandhi. Occasions are additionally being organised by the Indian group across the statues of Mahatma Gandhi in The Hague, Utrecht and Amsterdam whereas Indian college students are taking the result in organise a Cleanliness drive in Maastricht College and a dialogue in Technical College, Delft.

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