On the occasion of the 152nd Gandhi Jayanti, an art exhibition on the theme 'Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy for a better world' was inaugurated by Charge d'affaires of the Indian embassy Namgya Khampa at Nepal Art Council, Kathmandu.

The exhibition organised by Shivata Love Foundation with the support of BP Koirala India-Nepal Foundation, Kathmandu, will be thrown open to the public from October 3 to 8.

A 'Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening and Awareness Programme' and a 'Blood Donation Camp' were also organised by National Hospital and Cancer Research Centre and Indian Citizens Association of Nepal, in association with the Embassy of India at Agrawal Bhawan, Kamalpokhari, Kathmandu metropolis.

Noted actor Manisha Koirala graced the occasion and shared her experiences and perspective about fighting against cancer.

Officials from the Indian Embassy, members of the Indian community and friends of India in Nepal participated in the camps. These two events were also part of the Indian Community Welfare Fund Day celebrations.

An interaction on Life of Gandhiji was organised at Nepal-Bharat Library where scholars and students from various universities of Kathmandu participated.

A movie titled 'India's Struggle for Freedom' on the life and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi was screened and a quiz competition on Mahatma Gandhi was also organised at the Nepal-Bharat Library.

Earlier in the day, officers of the embassy paid floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi to his statue on the embassy premises.

A version of this article appears in the print on October 3, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.