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mahatma

(məhăt`mə, –hät`–) [Sanskrit,=great-souled], honorific title used in India among Hindus for a person of superior holiness. Mohandas Gandhi is the best-known figure to whom the title was applied.

mahatma

1. Hinduism a Brahman sage
2. Theosophy an adept or sage
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The unveiling of the statue coincides with the centenary celebration of the late Shaikh Zayed, the father of this great nation who loved Mahatma and Indians at large," he said, adding Emiratis give a lot of respect to Gandhi, which was always reflected in various speeches of the Emirati officials at various Indian community events.
UAE-India ties are on a rise like never before, and in the 'Year of Zayed', the UAE will see a statue of India's 'Father of the Nation', Mahatma Gandhi, installed at the India Social and Cultural Centreon Thursday.
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The Congress party slammed Amit Shah for using such phrase for Mahatma Gandhi.
Revenge and hatred have perverted the human minds so much that there were instances of worshiping a gun by some fanatic groups on the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi last year to glorify the act of Naturam Godse.
This included a skit by senior students on the principles Mahatma Gandhi stood for while primary school students presented a patriotic song and a dance.
In his remarks, President Sirisena, while thanking the Government of India for funding the Mahatma Gandhi International Centre in Matale, and for various projects in different parts of the Sri Lanka, highlighted the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi to humanity and the continuing relevance of his principles and philosophy to mankind.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was also presented with a painting of Mahatma Gandhi today (2 Oct), Gandhi's 146th birth anniversary.
The trailer is released on Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti (birthday) to pay respect and tribute for his contribution to the world for a better society.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi, was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India.
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The Prime Minister said: "This statue is a magnificent tribute to one of the most towering figures in the history of world politics and by putting Mahatma Gandhi in this famous square we are giving him an eternal home in our country.

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