HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy has paid rich tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 138th birth anniversary on October 2. In a message, Dr. Reddy described Gandhiji as a multi-faceted genius and a beacon light of sustainable peace to humanity.
Telugu Desam president N. Chandrababu Naidu has hailed the decision of United Nations to observe Gandhi Jayanti as International Day of Non-Violence.
Rendition of Gandhiji’s favourite bhajan ‘Raghupati Raghava Rajaram’ and ‘Sundarakanda parayanam’ will be undertaken by BJP leaders during their dharnas at 26 places across the State on October 2 to protest against the withdrawn affidavit on Rama Setu and remarks of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunandhi against Lord Ram.