On the occasion of the completion of 137 years from the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, father of the Indian nation and fighter lawyer,
The Athens Bar Association Athens (D.S.A.)
The Indian Embassy in Greece and
The Hellenic-Indian Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA)
organised an event on 2nd October 2006 in the room of ceremonies of D.S.A. (Academias 60),
on the subject: ” Mahatma Gandhi’s Legacy to the Modern World”
The event was addressed by the Ambassador of India to Greece, Dr. Bhaskar Balakrishnan.
Coordinator of the programme, the Chairman of Athens Bar Association Mr. Dimitris Paxinos.
Speakers: Dr. Georgios Papadimitriou, Professor of University of Athens and Dr. Demetrios Vassiliades, Chairman of ELINEPA.
It followed projection of a Documentary film on Mahatma Gandhi’s life.
Kostas Kalaitzis and Gautam Kumar played songs of Mahatma Gandhi.