International Peace and non-Violence Day Celebrated in Astana
Kazakhstan, Astana, 2 October / corr Trend K.Konirova / The International Peace and non-Violence Day was celebrated in Astana, Trend correspondent in Kazakhstan reported.
Diplomats, journalists and students came together in Astana National Library. The UN General Assembly announced Mahatma Gundy's birthday - 2 October - the International Peace and non-Violence Day. On this occasion Peace and non-violence: topicality of Gundy's philosophy in the modern world forum took place in Astana with the organization support from the Embassy of India.
Mahatma Gundy is considered the founder of independent India, the ambassador of this country to Kazakhstan Ashok Sanjankhar reminded in his opening remarks.
"Gundy's main precepts were as follows: No need to wait when world will be better, then others will change, start with yourself. Truth is a purpose and non-violence is the only mean to achieve it and the only possible way for people - these words are so topical today as never", the diplomat marked.
After discussions a documentary 'What Mahatma Gundy Means; was shown for the participants in the event, including diplomats, journalists and students.
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