Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote an opinion in The New York Times on Gandhi Jayanti and said, “Mahatma Gandhi envisioned Indian nationalism as one that was never narrow or exclusive but one that worked for the service of humanity.”
Quoting Albert Einstein, Prime Minister Narendra Modi proposed the "Einstein Challenge" to ensure that ideals of the Mahatma are remembered by future generations,
"As a tribute to Gandhi, I propose what I call the Einstein Challenge... How do we ensure the ideals of Gandhi are remembered by future generations? I invite thinkers, entrepreneurs and tech leaders to be at the forefront of spreading Gandhi's ideas through innovation," Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote in the 931-word piece titled "Why India and the World Need Gandhi".
Remembering Mahatma Gandhi’s Dandi March, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote, “Who else could have created a mass agitation through a pinch of salt."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi quoted another one of the world’s most famous leaders who fought against colonialism and racism in his country, Nelson Mandela who referred to Gandhi as the ‘the Sacred Warrior’ said, “His strategy of noncooperation, his assertion that we can be dominated only if we cooperate with our dominators, and his nonviolent resistance inspired anti-colonial and antiracist movements internationally in our century.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his New York article, said that, Gandhi had the unique ability to become a bridge between some of the greatest contradictions in human society.
"Who else could have created a mass agitation through a pinch of salt," the Prime Minister Narendra Modi writes, referring to the Dandi March in 1930.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Gandhi offers solutions to every problem.
"In Gandhi, we have the best teacher to guide us," Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that, “Let us work shoulder to shoulder to make our world prosperous and free from hate, violence and suffering. That is when we will fulfill Mahatma Gandhi’s dream, summed up in his favorite hymn, “Vaishnava Jana Tho,” which says that a true human is one who feels the pain of others, removes misery and is never arrogant.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the government's big cleanliness initiative this Gandhi Jayanti.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded his piece with a fitting tribute: "The world bows to you, beloved Bapu!"
Numerous events have been planned in India and abroad to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who launched the 'Swachh Bharat' cleanliness campaign in 2014, will declare the country open defecation-free at the Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat, where Gandhi based himself for many years.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday began countrywide celebrations to mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who launched the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign in 2014, will declare the country open defecation-free at the Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat in the evening.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that: “Tributes to beloved Bapu! On Gandhi150, we express gratitude to Mahatma Gandhi for his everlasting contribution to humanity. We pledge to continue working hard to realise his dreams and create a better planet."
In a short video on Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Gandhi’s message of peace is still relevant to the world community.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also referred to the seven habits Gandhi had cautioned people about. These are: wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, visit without ethics, science without humanity, religion without sacrifice and politics without principles.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the Nation in 138 Crores of Indians Paying Tribute on 2 October 2019, the 150th Birthday of Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the Leader of India’s Freedom Movement to Liberate India from the Foreign Rule, resulting in the India Independence on 15 August 1947.