Kolkata, 02nd October: On the auspicious occasion of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Hon’ble Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar along with the First Lady Sudesh Dhankhar, planted saplings of Mango tree and Rubber tree in the south lawn of Raj Bhavan, Kolkata, today.
On the occasion, Governor Dhankhar stated that Mahatma Gandhi’s appeal and impact are beyond the frontiers of any nation. “Let us not cage Gandhi in Politics, region or Country. Today is the birth anniversary of the Father of the nation, who impacted the world at a memorable level” he added. Mentioning the speech of Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the United Nation he stated, “We must believe in the great values of Mahatma whether about environment peace or non-violence”.
Governor mentioned, “I, as the first citizen, first servant and the first Governor born in independent India for West Bengal will do everything in my control to propagate great sublime value in which Mahatma believed. The greatest achievement of Mahatma was that he first practiced and then preached”.