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MKG book released at the United Nations

1st October 2010 - A special edition of the book – MKG –Imaging Peace Truth and Ahimsa was released by the President of the General Assemble of the United Nations. The release was marked with attendance from Ambassadors from over 50 nations and was the official UN event marking the International Day of Non-Violence.

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Friday, June 17, 2011

MKG Ariana Park, Geneva, Switzerland

Pierre Combernous, left, Swiss Head of Political Affairs Division II Asia-Pacific, India's Ambassador Amitava Tripathi, center, and Patrice Mugny, right, Mayor of Geneva, unveil the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the Ariana Park, in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007. The statue of Mahatma Gandhi is a gift from the Indian government to the city of Geneva, underscoring the role of Geneva in promoting peace, harmony and friendship, values closely associated with Gandhi. The gift also marks the starting point of the activities celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Amity of Aug. 14, 1948 between India and Switzerland.

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Joseph Deiss, President of the sixty-fifth session of the General Assembly, holds up a limited edition copy of “MKG – Mahatma Gandhi – Imaging Peace, Truth & Ahisma” at an event commemorating the International Day of Non-Violence. The day is observed 2 October for the birthday of non-violence pioneer Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi). Pictured with Mr. Deiss are Hardeep Singh Puri (left), Permanent Representative of India to the UN, and Birad Rajaram Yajnik, the book's author.
01 October 2010 United Nations, New York