As part of the worldwide celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi an exhibition of his photographs is being held at the Tashkent House of Photography from 22-25 October 2019.
The photographs depict the various phases of the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, known the world over as Mahatma Gandhi. The photographs have been provided for exhibiting in Tashkent by the Gandhi Smriti Museum (Gandhi Memorial Museum), New Delhi. They provide an insight into the life and message of Mahatma Gandhi, who led India’s struggle for independence from British rule. India achieved independence on 15 August 1947. Mahatma Gandhi, also known as Bapuji, the Father of the Nation, breathed his last on 30 January 1948, cut down by an assassin’s bullet at a multi-faith prayer meeting in Delhi.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in Porbandar, Gujarat. The exhibition is being inaugurated on 22 October 2019 by the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Mr. Vijay Rupani, who is in Uzbekistan on a five-day visit to Andijan (for an international investment forum), Samarkand and Bukhara (for business forums) and Tashkent (for meetings with Uzbek Government dignitaries). He is heading an official delegation and is accompanied by a business delegation. Andijan and Gujarat are sister regions.
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