'Gandhi Museum' inaugurated in Noakhali, Bangladesh

'Gandhi Museum' inaugurated in Noakhali, Bangladesh

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Category : International Published on: October 04 2021

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·       To commemorate the International Day of Non-Violence and the 152nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, a renovated Gandhi Memorial Museum was inaugurated in Noakhali, Bangladesh.

·       The inauguration was done by Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen, Law Minister Anisul Haque, and Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswamy.

·       In 1946-47, Mahatma Gandhi visited hundreds of villages in Noakhali. He had camped there for four months and visited the district in a mission to restore peace and communal harmony.

·       The Gandhi Ashram Trust was also established in 1946 at Noakhali to propagate the Gandhian philosophy of rural development, peace, and social harmony.

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v Old name: Pakistani province of East Bengal (later renamed East Pakistan)

v President: Zillur Rahman

v Prime Minister: Sheikh Hasina Wazed

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