India to organise ‘Gandhi March’ in Netherlands

The Hague: India will organise ‘Gandhi March’ from the iconic Peace Palace at The Hague to Grote Kerk on Sunday to mark the launch of two-year long celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

According to a statement issued by the Indian Embassy in The Hague today the ‘Gandhi March’ will see participation of people of all nationalities and around 20 ambassadors of different countries,

Well-known spiritual guru from India ‘Sri M’, Deputy Mayor of The Hague, Kavita Parbhudayal, Ambassador of India to the Netherlands, Venu Rajamony and Ambassadors of the United States, Indonesia and Afghanistan will address the marchers, a the statement read.

On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, marked as International Day of Non-Violence, five other events will be held in The Hague, Amsterdam, Utrecht and Zoetermeer.

The Netherlands has a special connection to India and Mahatma Gandhi. There are around thirty streets in the country named after Mahatma Gandhi.

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