1st GANDHI MEMORABILIA EXHIBITION - INAUGURATED BY Hon'ble
Former President, Dr.A.P.J.ABDUL KALAM ON JUNE 6TH 2012 AT
VIVEKANANDA AUDITORIUM, ANNA UNIVERSITY CAMPUS - CHENNAI.
10000 CHILDREN FROM SCHOOLS IN CHENNAI CITY VISIT GANDHI MEMORABILIA EXHIBIION CONDUCTED BY GANDHI WORLD FOUNDATION FOR 4 DAYS IN ANNA UNIVERSITY FROM JUNE 6TH - 10TH
The exhibition was inaugurated on June 6th 2012 by Hon'ble Former President, Dr.A.P.J.AbdulKalam. Dr.P.MannarJawahar, Vice Chancellor, Anna University also spoke during the time of exhibition inauguration. Shri.Kalyanam, Personal Secretary to Mahatma Gandhi (1944-1948) was felicitated by Dr.AbdulKalam during the exhibition inauguration.
The exhibition had been viewed by 10000 Children from schools for 4 days.
Display Contents in 1st Gandhi Memorabilia Exhibition
Stamps issued by 120 Countries for Gandhiji
Coins issued by 10 Countries for Gandhiji
Gandhiji's Tokens and Currencies
Rare Photos of Mahatma Gandhiji
Gandhiji Postal Stationeries in India
Gandhiji Special Covers issued across the world
Gandhiji's Museums and Ashrams in India
Statues erected for Gandhiji in 70 Countries outside India
Telephone Cards depicting image of Gandhiji
Important Books and CD's published on Gandhiji
Paintings on Gandhiji
Gandhiji's Short Biography
Short Chronology of important events in Gandhiji's life
Manuscripts of Gandhiji
Gandhiji's Temple in Tamil Nadu
Newspapers edited by Gandhiji
Old Newspapers on Important events about Gandhiji
Little Known facts on Gandhiji
Important Quotations of Gandhiji
Tributes to Gandhiji
Gandhiji's last path
Gandhiji's message to children
Gandhiji's association with Tamil Nadu
On June 10th, Cine Actor, Mr.Vivek visited the exhibition and gave participation certificates to the Volunteers. Union Minister Shri.G.K.Vasan also visited the exhibition on June 10th and spent close to 1 hour time and appreciated the efforts of Gandhi World Foundation for conducting a fabulous exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi.
ML.Rajesh Founder Trustee, Vijayalakshmi Rajesh Managing Trustee and G.Shyam SunderTrustee, along with 25 Volunteers were present on all days during the exhibition. All the visitors to the exhibition were shown a 10 minute Gandhiji documentary DVD.
We would ensure that young children are made aware about the good teachings of the father of our nation and thereby inculcating good morals, values, manners, ethics, self-confidenceetc to them in their life. We wish to ensure that Mahatma Gandhiji is viewed as a role model by the future young generation of India and that we shall be very happy even if we are able to bring about a change in 5% of the young generation all across India. We intend to initially commence this exhibition in Chennai and then conduct it all over the State of Tamil Nadu and subsequently take it forward all over the country in a phased manner.
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