New Delhi: The Gandhi-Mandela Peace Initiative, which aims to commemorate and celebrate 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi and 100 years of Nelson Mandela, is talking place in Delhi today. The event will take place from July 11 to 13 at the Imperial Hotel.
The event also saw the “Launch of Gandhi-Mandela Peace Scholarship” in the presence of “Tarina Patel, founder, Dr. Ramanbhai Patel Foundation”. The event was graced by eminent personalities and speakers like Adi Godrej, Chairman of the Godrej Group, Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament Lok Sabha, Dr. Karan Singh, Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha, Bhaichung Bhutia, Indian Footballer.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor speaking on the occasion sadi, that more women, in the country, should step out to make a difference. Tharoor said that both the leaders gave vision to the world, which brought revolution in India and South Africa.
While quoting former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who said that a politician in India is born at the age of 50, becomes a teenager at 60, and a youth icon at 70, Tharoor suggested that India needs more young politicians today. He added that India is currently the world’s number 3 startup hub and it is the duty of the government to provide them with capital and other resources to commence their business. He further stressed that more women should step out and explore their extremes.
BJP MP Tejasvi Surya addressing iTV foundation’s Gandhi Mandela peace initiative to mark the 100th birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela and 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi said, success comes to those who courage to fail and stand again.
Former Indian Football captain Baichung Bhutia addressing iTV foundation’s Gandhi Mandela peace initiative to mark the 100th birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela and 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, said that he left the college to play football, his parents were against, but he had a goal to play for India.