KORAPUT: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled by Prasant Kumar Das, DPC, DPEP, on the premises of Mali Street UP School here on Thursday.

Birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri were celebrated by garlanding their statues. A meeting was organised at Gandhi Park in the morning to mark the occasion.

While a photo exhibition on the life of Mahatma Gandhi was organised at Sri Aurobindo Integral School at Jeypore, people under the leadership of the NSS wing of Laxmipur college took out a peace rally.