High Commission of India has Dhaka organised an online seminar on, 'Remembering Mahatma Gandhi' to mark the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
This October 2, 2020 would mark the finale of the two-year long commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, according to a press release.
The seminar was attended by Member of Parliament – Noakhali, Hon. HM Ibrahim; President of Gandhi Ashram Trust, Bangladesh Swadesh Roy; Chairman, Mahatma Gandhi Smarak Sadan, Syed Abul Maksud, Naba Kumar Raha, Director of Gandhi Ashram Trust, Noakhali; Prof. Aminul Islam, Gandhi Ashram, Atrai, Naogaon; Mr. Hilol Sarkar, Gandhi Ashram, Jamalpur and Md. Fazlul Haq of Gandhi Ashram, Dohar.
Speaking on the occasion High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das, "Gandhi Ashrams in Noakhali, Jamalpur, Atrai and Dohar are the torch bearers of the Gandhian principles in Bangladesh. She paid tributes to both Mahatma Gandhi and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. She said that in the present day, India and Bangladesh are partners in development and that the cooperation transcends mere transactions and is built on trust and mutual respect."
She also said that India looks forward to the joint commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the Liberation War and the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Bangladesh.
HM Ibrahim MP recollected how Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was inspired by the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi.