Saturday, 11 May 2019 15:40

International Ahimsa Foundation echoes a message of Non Violence on Lord Mahavir and Gandhi birth anniversary

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 International Ahimsa Foundation echoes a message of Non Violence on Lord Mahavir and Gandhi birth anniversary held in The Consul General of India in NY,   (Click here to view all videos)Click here to view all videos)
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  International Ahimsa Foundation  President  DR. Neeta Jain Founder and President, IAF Inc. and  Toshiya Hoshino PHD  Ambassador Couple The Deputy Permanent Mission of Japan to UN 
   PeaceeverTV Interview with International Ahimsa Foundation President  DR. Neeta Jain Founder and President, IAF Inc. (left)
 
PeaceeverTV Reported from Mahattan NEW YORK,  International Ahimsa Foundation USA celebrated Non Violence “A Message of Lord Mahavir” on his 2618th birth anniversary and also commemorated the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
 
The event was held at the Consulate General of India in New York, The Master of Ceremonies were Shanie Persaud, Adeen and Shelly Jain. The event began with the American National Anthem sung by Shruti Goyal and followed by the Indian National Anthem by melodious Dr. Smita Guha.
 
Over 200 guests attended the event from the Indian American community, foreign press, and diplomatic missions and consulates from Italy, Bangladesh, Japan, Georgia and Indonesia.
 
The evening was graced by distinguished special guests. Among them were the Hon. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, Guest Speaker Professor Lawrence A. Babb of Amherst College, Jessica Schaowski, Mayor’s office representative, Hon. Assemblyman David Weprin, and Hon. NYS Senator John Liu, Hon. NYS Senator Kevin Thomas and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer.
 
Consul General Sandeep Chakravorty said Gandhi himself was deeply influenced by the work and principle of civil disobedience of American poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau, emulating it in his life.
 
     The Consul General of India in NY
   The Consul General of India in NY, Ambassador Sandeep Chakravorty Speech  
   NYS Senator John Liu Speech 
   Indian children's dance performances
   VIP Taking photos with the actors