Dimapur, January 30: The Minority Department of Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee organised a short programme of ‘Ekta Sammelan’ on the occasion of 72nd death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at Dimapur DCC office.
In the programme, Rajesh Kumar Sethi, chairman, Minority Department, NPCC, termed the Mahatma as the apostle of peace and called on the gathering to pledge to adhere to Gandhi’s ideals of non-violence, communal harmony and also to rededicate in pursuing the path of universal peace showed by him.
Sethi said Bapu today is being remembered the world over as a man of truth and non-violence. He said if Bapu would have survived he would say in today’s context that the nation got Independence and became ours but the citizens are being divided instead of being united.
DDCC secretary Ajit Gogoi in his speech highlighted the implications of CAA and cautioned on the impact of ILP if implemented in Dimapur.
Later the members paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi by showering of flower petals on his portrait. (Page News Service)