On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti the Nepali version of Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography “The story of My Experiments with Truth” was released at Kathmandu.
Renowned Gandhian Pradeep Giri, Former Prime Minister of Nepal Lokendra Bahadur Chand and Indian Ambassador Manjeev Singh Puri jointly released the book.
The autobiography of Gandhiji is translated by Shri Shekhar Giri.
The event was organised by the Embassy of India and BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation. Some rare photographs of Gandhiji were also exhibited. A documentary on life of Mahatama Gandhi was also screened on this occasion. The process of producing fabrics from ‘Charkha’ was demonstrated.
Dedicated follower of Mahatma Gandhi, Ms. Uma Jee sang the famous Bhajan of Gandhiji ‘Vaishnava Jan to tene kahiye” on the occasion. More than hundred Nepalese writers, artists, intellectuals and media persons attended the programme.