Minister Grange participates in the celebration of Gandhi’s Birthday as the world observes International Non-Violence Day

The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport participates in this year’s Garlanding Ceremony held in recognition of the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth at the Jamaica Library Services Headquarters in Kingston earlier today (Tuesday). Also photographed are: His Excellency, M. Sevala Naik, India’s High Commissioner to Jamaica (left) and Gopal Lal Sharma, representative, High Commission of India, Kingston. The Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport participates in this year’s Garlanding Ceremony held in recognition of the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth at the Jamaica Library Services Headquarters in Kingston earlier today (Tuesday). Also photographed are: His Excellency, M. Sevala Naik, India’s High Commissioner to Jamaica (left) and Gopal Lal Sharma, representative, High Commission of India, Kingston. MCGES\Shanna-Kay Salmon

 

The day is also celebrated as International Day of Non-Violence. Mahatma Gandhi who was born in India on October 2, 1869, is regarded as one of the greatest proponents and practitioner of non-violent protest for civil liberties.

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