Indians in Qatar celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Indians in Qatar celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi – Qatar Post releases commemorative stamp to mark the occasion

Indians in Qatar marked the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi -‘Father of the Nation’ with a special event yesterday, at the Indian Cultural Centre in the presence of a huge number fellow countrymen, including Indian ambassador P Kumaran, Doha Bank Group CEO Dr R Seetharaman and ICC president A P Manikantan among other dignitaries.

Indian ambassador P Kumaran paying respect to the ' Father of the Nation.' Pic by Gulf Times

Indian ambassador P Kumaran paying respect to the ‘ Father of the Nation.’ Pic by Gulf Times

The event showcased an exhibition highlighting the life and activities of Mahatma Gandhi. It featured some of the major milestones in his life and his efforts for the freedom of India from British rule.

Students from Indian schools also presented a number of cultural programmes during the event to mark the occasion.

Some other events marking Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary have already been organised by the Indian Embassy during the past few months, including ‘Experiments with Truth’-  a photo exhibition at Katara, and a rendition of “Vaishnava Jan Te”, Gandhiji’s favourite bhajan, by Qatar-based singer Abdul Rahim.

Ambassador Kumaran highlighted Gandhi’s contribution to India and the world and remarked that the values practiced by Gandhi are very much relevant even in modern times.

“As we mark the sesquicentennial year of Mahatma Gandhi, several of the principles followed by him are honoured around the world even today. His ideals of non-violence and simplicity are time-tested and followed by many. He used very different and unique methods to fight injustice and oppression. Satyagraha, civil disobedience, non- violence, non-cooperation among others, were his powerful weapons to disagree with authorities as well as to express his innate desire to withstand injustice,” Kumaran added.

Chief Operations Officer, Qatar Post, Hamad Mohammed Al Fahida (left) presenting commemorative stamps of Mahatma Gandhi, to the Ambassador of India to Qatar, P Kumaran. . Pic by: https://twitter.com/qatar_post

Chief Operations Officer, Qatar Post, Hamad Mohammed Al Fahida (left) presenting commemorative stamps of Mahatma Gandhi, to the Ambassador of India to Qatar, P Kumaran.  Source: https://twitter.com/qatar_post

He noted that Qatar Post had released a commemorative postal stamp to mark the occasion and thanked the government of Qatar for the honour.

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Qatar Post releases commemorative stamp to mark the occasion – Source: https://twitter.com/IndEmbDoha

The postage stamp was launched by Hamad Mohammed Al Fahida, Chief Operations Officer at Qatar Post and Indian Ambassador P Kumaran on the eve of Mahatma Gandhi’s sesquicentennial birth anniversary, at an event dubbed “Celebrating Khadi: The Fabric of Freedom” at VCUarts Qatar on Tuesday.

The event also featured an exhibition and fashion show organised in commemoration of Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary and in line with India-Qatar 2019 Year of Culture.

“For us, this is a very special year because it’s India-Qatar Year of Culture and also the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, so we wanted to present something which projects Indian culture, Indian fashion, Indian textile industry and also link it to Mahatma Gandhi in some way,” said Kumaran speaking to the local media.

He also pointed out that Khadi, the favourite clothing of Gandhi is a sustainable and most eco-friendly fabric, and is becoming highly popular around the world.

The event showcased the creative use of the khadi, a fabric deeply associated with Gandhi and which played a pivotal role in India’s freedom movement, thus it has become known as ‘fabric of freedom’.

The exhibition paid tribute to the Father of the Nation while tracing the history of khadi and showcasing India’s vibrant khadi culture over half a century after Gandhi’s death.

Bidapa, a well-known Indian fashion guru and creator of high-profile fashion events, said he had been known for doing khadi shows in India as well as in cities around the world such as London and Tokyo but this was the first time for him to bring such event in the Middle East.

Dozens of khadi creations by some of India’s top fashion designers such as Abraham & Thakore, Rimzim Dadu, Abrar Ali, Bibi Russell, and Hemant Trvedi were met with ovations as models wearing the stunning designs sashayed the runway during the fashion show attended by ambassadors and representatives of diplomatic missions, VIP guests, Indian community leaders and fashion connoisseurs.

The event was organised by the Indian Embassy in association with VCUarts Qatar and the Indian Community Benevolent Forum.

Mahatma Gandhi, born on October 2,1869, is acclaimed internationally for his principles of non-violence. October 2 is also observed as the International Day of Non-Violence.

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Metro Red Line South now opens during weekends starting today (27 Sep 2019)

Metro Red Line South now opens during weekends starting today (27 Sep 2019)

Many expats will be happy to learn that one of their much-anticipated desire to travel on the metro during weekends has now been fulfilled.

The Ministry of Transport and Communications has announced that the Doha Metro Red Line South will now be open for the public during weekends as of Friday (September 27). But only on this Friday, September 27, the public can use the line only from 14:00 to 03:00. 

After Friday, September 27, the public can use the line regularly from Saturday through Thursday from 06:00 to 23:00 and on Fridays from 14:00 to 23:00.

Doha Metro Red Line South Timings (From 28 Sep 2019)

  • Saturday – Thursday: 06:00 to 23:00
  • Friday: 14:00 to 23:00

Metrolink and Metroexpress services will be available during these timings.

The Doha Metro Red Line South which is under initial test operation extends from Al Qassar to Al Wakra. 

The initial operation includes 13 out of 18 Red Line stations: Al Qassar, DECC, QIC West Bay, Corniche, Al Bidda (Interchange Station), Msheireb (Interchange Station), Al Doha Al Jadeda, Umm Ghawalina, Al Matar Al Qadeem, Oqba Ibn Nafie, Free Zone, Ras Bu Fontas and Al Wakra.

Operations on Doha Metro’s Red Line South were launched on May 8 and the service was met with an excellent response right from Day 1.

A total of 86,487 passengers travelled on the Doha Metro on the first two days of its launch, and the service has since emerged as a favoured mode of travel for many people in Qatar.

There are two “first and last mile services” available for Doha Metro passengers looking to travel to and from the stations – Metrolink and, for those in the West Bay area, Metroexpress. Also, people can use Karwa Taxi to reach Metro stations at discounted rates.

The Metrolink feeder bus service, being operated in association with Mowasalat, provides transportation to commuters around a specific area to and from the stations. They halt only at designated stops as a safety measure.

Metroexpress offers “convenient, stress-free, shared travel” services, currently covering the West Bay area.\

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National Museum of Qatar named among 100 World’s Greatest Places

National Museum of Qatar named among 100 World’s Greatest Places

George Julius Williams | Consulting Editor

The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) has been named as “One of the 100 World’s Greatest Places for 2019” by the internationally renowned TIME magazine.

In a tweet, Qatar Museums Chairperson Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani posted, “Great news! The National Museum of #Qatar has been named by the @TIME Magazine as one of the 100 World’s Greatest Places for 2019!”

The magnificent NMoQ has thus managed to add yet another international feather to its already prestigious cap.

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National Museum of Qatar named among 100 World’s Greatest Places

The TIME Magazine list of “100 destinations to experience right now” also includes museums, parks, restaurants and hotels as one of the World’s Greatest Places for 2019. The list is divided into three greatest places categories namely “To Visit” which include 37 museums and parks, “To Stay” which comprise 44 hotels, and “To Eat and Drink” which consist of 19 restaurants.

NMoQ was selected in the greatest places “To Visit” for 2019 from nominations recommended by editors and correspondents from around the world, as well as industry experts. The nominations were evaluated based on key factors such as quality, originality, sustainability, innovations, and influence, resulting to “100 new and newly noteworthy destinations to experience right now,” Time magazine stated.

TIME correspondent Karl Vick referred to NMoQ as a “groundbreaking structure” designed by acclaimed French architect Jean Nouvel taking inspiration from the desert rose. “In the Gulf, a desert rose forms when sand adheres to the crystals created by the slow evaporation of salt basins. The resulting clusters look like interlocking discs and inspired Jean Nouvel’s design of the National Museum of Qatar, which sprawls along the waterfront of the capital, Doha,” he added.

“The destination museum opened in March and uses immersive video screens and dioramas to take visitors on a mile-long journey through the peninsula’s history, from geology to pearl diving to Bedouin life and finally back to geology—namely, to the discovery of the oil and gas that enriched the kingdom and paved the way for groundbreaking structures like this one,” Vick said.

With an area of 52,000sqm, NMoQ is an architectural masterpiece whose winding, 1.5km gallery path provides a journey through a series of unique, encompassing environments, each of which tells its part of the story of Qatar through a special combination of architectural space, music, poetry, oral histories, evocative aromas, archaeological and heritage objects, commissioned artworks, monumentally-scaled art films, and more. Local and international artists such as Ali Hassan, Aisha Nasser Al Sowaidi, Roch Vandromme, and Jean-Michel Othoniel have their commissioned artworks located inside the gallery and outdoors within the sprawling premises of the masterpiece museum.

One the most memorable assignments of my journalist career was covering the opening of NMoQ which was officially inaugurated by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani earlier in March this year. The glittering opening ceremony was attended by members of the royal family, including Qatar Museums Chairperson Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.

A number of prominent local and international figures in the field of politics, culture, art, media, and heads of companies and international institutions, directors of museums, academics, film directors, celebrities and those interested in heritage sites from around the world attend the ceremony. An array of media persons from Qatar and overseas representing print, digital, radio and TV organisations covered the event.

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Qatar Cricket Association has announced the Qatar Premier T10 Cricket League (QPL)

Qatar Cricket Association has announced the Qatar Premier T10 Cricket League (QPL)

Good news for cricket lovers in Qatar. The president of the Qatar Cricket Association (QCA) has announced a new T10 Cricket tournament. Qatar Premier T10 Cricket League (QPL) tentatively scheduled to take place from November to December 2019.

Qatar Premier T10 Cricket League (QPL) is going to be a treat for cricket lovers as they could watch the game played by international and also domestic players in Qatar. Up to 6 teams are expected to play in the first edition of the QPL.

Qatar Cricket Association president Yousef Jeham al-Kuwari said “I would like to announce that the Qatar Cricket Association will be organizing a T10 professional league competition towards the end of this year,” according to Gulf Times.

“We already have the approval from the International Cricket Council (ICC). Our intention is to have around 4-6 teams, with as many as eight professional players from overseas, and of course three domestic players. It will be a great opportunity for Qatar players to play alongside and against some of these experienced international players, which in turn will help them and us to take the players to get to the next stage.” He added.

Also, he stated that “We have a lot of talent, not only in the national team but also at under-19 and under-16 levels. The potential is huge but we need to facilitate and help them rise to the international level.”

Shahid Afridi has been taken on board as brand ambassador for QPL.

Afridi also confirmed this news on his twitter handle. He expressed his gratitude to The Qatar Olympic Committee President and to Qatar Cricket Association President for announcing QPL League.

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Qatar to soon have a man-made forest

Qatar to soon have a man-made forest

by QI Correspondent

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) first planted the idea of an ambitious project to grow a man-made-forest with 95,000 trees, around a huge sewage treatment plant in Umm Salal Ali, north of Doha in 2016.

Today, that dream has borne fruit with the project, developed by Nakheel Landscapes, almost near completion and is to include two lakes spread over 280,000 square metres located close to each other, and also four islands.

Various types of trees, some of them brought from different parts of the world appropriate to the desert environment have been planted; reeds and shrubs are being cultivated and artificial lakes established.

Trees have been carefully selected as they do not consume water in large quantities. There is a mixture of local and also decorative varieties of trees that are able to resist the harsh desert climatic conditions of Qatar.

The different trees have been planted in such a way that some sections are very dense and some sections not so dense.

A variety of flowering trees are being planted to line the entrance roads to the STW. Once the planting process within the landscaped area is completed, the desert area surrounding Doha North STW will be transformed into a man-made forest.

The Doha North Sewage Treatment Works Plant is one of Qatar’s strategic projects and aims to produce high-quality treated effluent for irrigation of plants at public parks and landscapes.

Treated water from the Doha North Sewage Treatment Works Plant will be used for irrigating the man-man made forest and is completely automated. The Plant is all set to bring down dependency on drinking water for irrigation.

A man-man made forest in Qatar will help filter air, water and sunlight, and support and provide shelter to birds and animals. This will help moderate the climate of Qatar by taking in greenhouse gases like CO2 that cause global warming, release more oxygen and reduce air pollution. It can even help change weather patterns and promote rainfall in the area.

The forest aims at reducing the carbon emissions by releasing more oxygen to the air to minimize the impact of the treatment plant. Special technology is being used to control the odour.

The look of the whole area is to be that of a public recreational park; there will be approximately 50 picnic spots and a number of hiking tracks for those who bring their families for a day out. There will also be a bird lagoon for the avid bird watchers. Boating and other facilities and activities are also planned.

So Qatar will soon have its own man-made forest that will not only provide a natural ‘breathing lung’ on the outskirts of the city but also provide a relaxing natural recreational place for citizens, residents as well as visitors alike.

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Qatar residents get rare chance to witness the partial lunar eclipse

Qatar residents get rare chance to witness the partial lunar eclipse

Qatar residents got a rare opportunity on Tuesday night (16th July 2019) to view this year’s final lunar eclipse at the Althuraya planetarieum in Katara.

They watched the moon passing through a different phase as it hides behind the earth and melted into its shadow starting from 11 pm on Tuesday night and lasted till the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Katara had extended an open invitation to all sky watchers interested in seeing the partial lunar eclipse that was also visible throughout almost of Asia, Europe, Africa, South America, and North America.

According to Qatar Calendar House expert Dr. Beshir Marzouk, the last lunar eclipse of this year was kind of a partial eclipse of the moon, as the shadow of the earth obscured 65.3% of the entire moon disc when the eclipse of the moon reached its peak.

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This was because, the center of the moon, the earth, and the sun were in one straight line, so the earth was in the middle between the sun and the moon, blocking part of the sun falling on the moon, the QCH astronomy expert explained.

All stages of the eclipse took five hours and thirty-four minutes from the beginning of the eclipse to the end. So tonight skywatchers in Qatar had a unique chance to watch the final eclipse of 2019 and witness all the different phases of this lunar phenomenon.

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Qatar Rail:  Metroexpress service launched for metro users in the West Bay region

Qatar Rail has announced the launch of the Metroexpress service for metro users in the West Bay region as part of its efforts to provide integrated transportation solutions for Doha Metro passengers.

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Metroexpress – Qatar Rail announces the launch of Metroexpress service

Metroexpress – Qatar Rail announces the launch of Metroexpress service 

by QI Correspondent

Qatar Rail has announced the launch of the Metroexpress service for metro users in the West Bay region as part of its efforts to provide integrated transportation solutions for Doha Metro passengers.

Metroexpress is a free trial ride-sharing service, currently covering the West Bay QIC and DECC station areas, according to Qatar News Agency. The free trial ride-sharing service provides quick and convenient access to DECC and West Bay QIC metro stations from points of interest in West Bay, and vice versa.

The service can be booked through its designated App. The application places seats in a single vehicle for multiple passengers travelling to one destination and through software connected to a navigation system that directs the driver of the vehicle to reach the passengers at the desired time and place, walking the shortest possible route.

The pilot service will be provided free of charge to encourage passengers to use the Metroexpress service and to evaluate the effectiveness of this service. This service is provided strictly for Doha Metro customers registered with Qatar Rail and is to be used only in conjunction with a metro journey.

Metroexpress service operates during the current Doha Metro hours from 6 am to 11 pm.

This service will reduce the number of private cars, reduce parking problems in the West Bay area, and also reduce wasting time on the roads. Metroexpress uses a fleet of branded Mercedes Vito vans, seating 7 people per vehicle. Users are required to register a separate account with the Metroexpress app.

The Metrolink feeder bus service launched earlier by Qatar Rail has been serving a large number of Doha Metro passengers since its inception. The feeder bus service, being operated in association with Mowasalat, has been providing transportation to commuters around a specific area to and from the stations. They halt only at designated stops as a safety measure.

According to a previous report, many commuters were quoted as praising the benefits of the free bus service, especially at Al Wakra which also takes them to key destinations such as Ezdan Mall, Al Wakrah Hospital, Al Wakrah Sports Club and the Traffic Department, among others.

They lauded the Metrolink feeder bus service, saying it provides “a huge relief” while travelling to and from the Metro station, as well as going to a number of destinations such as the hospital and Ezdan Mall.

While the feeder bus service is currently free, it is learnt that charges may apply later on as smart card payment machines have already been installed on these buses. One passenger said a possible plan to charge passengers a minimal fee is reasonable and will be still cheaper than taking a taxi or limousine, which costs QR8 to QR15 on an average.

The new metroexpress on-demand service operates Sunday to Thursday from 06:00 – 23:00.

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Indians in Qatar celebrate 5th International Day of Yoga with community get-togethers

Indians in Qatar celebrate 5th International Day of Yoga with community get-togethers

Indians in Qatar united in one accord to celebrate the 5th International Day of Yoga on June 21.

Assembling in large numbers in front of the iconic National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) members of the Indian community joyfully embraced the spirit of Yoga in the early hours of the memorable day.

Indian Ambassador P. Kumaran was the chief guest and his presence encouraged people to participate in the fitness regime.

The impressive demonstration of Indian expats practicing yoga was organized by the Embassy of India in Doha jointly with Qatar Museums and other Indian community organizations registered under the patronage of the Indian Cultural Centre.

The demonstration was an excellent opportunity for supporters of yoga to showcase the importance of this exercise to others by underlining the benefits to mental, physical and spiritual well-being.

Yoga originated in India ages ago and is a traditional and ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that focuses on the connection between the mind and the body.

There are multiple physical and mental benefits of yoga such as increased energy, improved metabolism, enhanced cardio and circulatory health, stress relief, calmness, and mental clarity, among others.

Led by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indian missions across the globe celebrated the International Day of Yoga with an unprecedented gettogether of like-minded yoga enthusiasts.

According to Manjri Saxena in the Gulf Times, “ We recently celebrated the fifth International Yoga Day in Qatar. It was a very well organised event that had good help from the volunteers. Thousands of people from different communities, including all age groups, gathered to mark the event.

Yoga has many benefits that go beyond maintaining physical well-being. It also has mental health benefits and can also help people in maintaining a balanced metabolism, apart from reducing stress and improved energy and vitality.

The main yoga event was conducted by a reputed instructor and all the people followed the instructions. It was quite a vision to see a mass yoga event taking place in Qatar”.

According to The Peninsula, the celebration was a part of the global commemoration of the International Day of Yoga and was held at National Museum of Qatar from 5 – 6 in the morning and at Qatar Sports Club Multi-Purpose Indoor Hall from 7 – 8 pm in the following evening.

Yoga camps and workshops were also held at Asian Town, Al Khor, and Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum.

Dukhan recreational Centre hosted Yoga activities and many schools in Qatar also organised Yoga sessions during the week.

Yoga classes for Indian community-based in Al Khor were also organised by the community.

The various events in Qatar included Yoga demonstrations by experts and provided an opportunity for all to participate in sessions based on Common Yoga Protocol and comprised of various postures and breathing techniques, followed by meditation.

As a prelude to the celebration of the 5th International Day of Yoga, numerous workshops and also demonstrations in collaboration with well-known Doha based Yoga Studios were conducted by the Indian Embassy in last two months including workshops for students in various schools based in Doha.

The United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014, declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga. Also on June 21, 2015, the first International Day of Yoga was celebrated worldwide.

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PHCC upgraded Hayyak system to help patients get an appointment within 3 months

PHCC upgraded Hayyak system to help patients get an appointment within 3 months

by QI correspondent

The upgraded Hayyak information and appointment helpline of the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) will allow patients to get appointments within a three-month period instead of the earlier system of one week, according to local press reports.

Speaking to this correspondent over the telephone, a call centre representative from PHCC said that the enhanced service will allow patients to book a medical appointment at 27 health centres across Qatar by calling a special number 127.

The new Hayyak system will allow patients to be registered on the list of a specific physician. This system named the Family Physician Programme enlists a specific group of patients on the list of a doctor named by the patient.

This enhanced system will respond to the needs of patients, in terms of fixing an appointment with a specific doctor.

This will help solve complaints by some patients that they at times they get appointments without the doctor’s name being specified. This anonymity of the doctor’s name has reportedly caused much discomfort to a considerable number of people.

Patients can now undergo all necessary health checkups at any PHCC centre, even at those centres where they are not registered, without the need for a prior appointment, if it concerns the general clinic. However, specialised clinics, on the other hand, require appointments to see a doctor.

According to local press reports quoting official PHCC sources, a number of patients enjoyed the services of PHCC centres last year, both with and without appointments and this was in excess of 3.1mn, up by around 6% compared to the previous year.

The number of PHCC visitors with prior appointments last year amounted to 65% of the total number of patients seen there, the local press reports added.

About 25% of the total number of patients who registered for appointments in 2018 did not show up at the designated time in spite of repeated reminders of their appointments by the PHCC through phone calls and SMS messages.

This invariably results in a waste of time and resources and has an adverse impact on other patients. Moreover, such missed-appointment slots are normally used to see critical patients who do not book prior appointments.

According to reports each doctor at the PHCC often sees around 25 patients during the work shift and the figure can go up in case there are patients who turn up without appointments but need urgent care.

The usual period dedicated to each patient with a doctor is approximately 15 minutes, a time considered satisfactory enough, in accordance with laid down international standards.

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Mahatma Gandhi 150 – Indian Ambassador to Qatar HE P. Kumaran initiated a sapling planting initiative in the Embassy premises

Mahatma Gandhi 150 – Indian Ambassador to Qatar HE P. Kumaran initiated a sapling planting initiative in the Embassy premises

Mahatma Gandhi admired as one of the most inspirational and transformative leaders across the globe. Mahatma left us from our midst many decades ago. But his life and soul continue to animate humanity not only in India but also beyond the Indian boundary.

As announced by Government of India Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Anniversary celebrated from 2 October 2019 to 2 October 2020. Union Government has also lined up events across the globe to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary year of Mahatma Gandhi. This initiative is primarily to propagate Mahatma Gandhi’s message at the National and International level. Events include,

  • Vegetarian Food Festival
  • Global Cycling
  • Promotion of khadi abroad as an “idea” and a “health solution”, and not just a “garment”

Click here to know the complete Gandhi 150 event calendar by Government of India.

As a part of the Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th celebration, On World Environment Day Ambassador to Qatar HE P. Kumaran initiated a sapling planting initiative in the Embassy premises. This initiative is in line with the saying of Mahatma “Be the Change you wish to see in the world

Mahatma Gandhi followed Ahimsa and non-violence. He taught us humanity, truth, and also wisdom. He showed us where there is love there is life. Let us all follow his path and make this world a beautiful place to live.

As stated in the website launched as a part of Gandhi 150th celebration,

A National Committee (NC) headed by Hon’ble President of India has been constituted for this purpose. This Committee includes Hon’ble Vice-President, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Chief Ministers of all states of the country, representatives from across the political spectrum, Gandhians, thinkers, and eminent persons from all walks of life. The NC will guide and approve policies/programmes/activities for the commemoration. Also, supervise the implementation of the decisions taken from time to time. An Executive Committee (EC) headed by Hon’ble Prime Minister with 19 members has also been constituted. The mandate of EC is to consider policies and lay down guidelines for the commemoration and chalk out the plan, programmes and activities under the commemoration. One meeting each of the National Committee and Executive Committee has been held on 2.5.2018 and 18.7.2018 respectively.

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