The Gandhi Jayanti Week observance, under the aegis of the Information and Public Relations Department, will begin here on Wednesday.

A press release issued here on Tuesday said Additional District Magistrate (ADM) O. Muhammad Aslam would garland the Gandhi statue at the Collectorate garden at 9 a.m. on Wednesday.

It will also mark the beginning of the week-long sanitation drive. The National Service Society unit at Krishna Menon Memorial Government Women’s College would revamp the garden in association with the District Agri-Horticultural Society.

Short film

District panchayat president K.A. Sarala would inaugurate the district-level programmes at Government Vocational Higher Secondary School at 10.30 a.m. The screening of a short film on K. Kelappan would follow, the release said.

A week-long sanitation drive will also be held.