NEW YORK CITY (TIP): 153rd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi was celebrated in New York City on October 2, 2022.
India’s Ambassador to the U.S. Taranjit Sandhu paid floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at his statue in Union Square, and later addressed the gathering. He described Gandhi as a man who influenced world leaders and inspired many to embrace his path of non-violence to achieve freedom and liberty in nations across the world. He said the world, more than ever, now needs his gospel of truth and non-violence. Gandhi ji’s favorite bhajans were sung on the occasion. Those present included Consul General of India in New York Randhir Jaiswal, the Consulate staff, Gandhians and community leaders.