Mangalore, Oct 2: Bharath Sevadal Mangalore unit along with district administration observed Gandhi Jayanthi at Town Hall here on Thursday October 2.

Addressing the gathering, after offering the ‘khadi’ garland to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi, MLA J R Lobo said ” Principles of Mahatma Gandhi who brought independence to this country with non-violence should be followed. To understand Mahatma Gandhi, students should read his work”.

He also felicitated senior freedom fighter Ujire Subraya Shenoy on this occasion.

‘Gandhi Hejjegalu’ book which was published by the information department was also released on this occasion.

On this occasion Deputy Commissioner AB Ibrahim, Police Commissioner R Hithendra, SP S Sharanappa, Pradeep Kumar Kalkura, Information officer BA Khader Shah, Thashildar Mohan Rao, TK Sudhir, Walter D’ Mello, Prabhakar Shreyan, Vijayalakshmi Shetty and others were present.

Courtesy : Daijiworld