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Kick-off of Mahatma Gandhi Sesquicentennial Yearlong Celebration

September 30, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Mahatma Gandhi, apostle of peace and non-violence, demonstrated to the world the effectiveness of non-violent means for bringing about profound social changes and lasting peace.

Mahatma Gandhi Library is pleased to announce the Kick-off event of the yearlong celebration of Gandhi Sesquicentennial (150th birthday) which falls on October 2, 2019!  Please see the details below:


Date:     Sunday, September 30, 2018
Time:     2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Place     Asia Society of Texas, 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM        Screening of two episodes of documentary A Force More Powerful
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM        Panel discussion.  Panel will include film’s director Steve York and producer Miriam Zimmerman
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM        Reception


Tickets to the event are for only $ 5 per ticket

Please follow the directions below to buy your tickets.

Instructions to purchase tickets:

  1. Visit https://asiasociety.org/texas/events/celebrating-gandhis-legacy-nonviolence
  2. Click on Buy Tickets https://asiasocietytx.secure.force.com/ticket/#sections_a0F1Y00000upHJnUAM
  3. Choose the number of tickets in the non-member section (unless they are a member of Asia Society)
  4. Click on Add to Cart
  5. Enter the discount code GANDHI (lowercase or uppercase) and click apply -> click checkout and enter the card information to process the tickets.


Please visit www.gandhi150.us to learn about other events which have been planned.  You are invited to submit your event for Gandhi Sesquicentennial by clicking on “JOIN HERE” button on the website.

Please feel free to circulate this press release to your family’friends and other distribution lists you may have.

For more information please be sure to contact;


Atul B Kothari
Trustee – Mahatma Gandhi Library
713-785-3900 – Work
713-962-0952 – Mobile
4526 Bermuda Drive
Sugar Land, TX 77479


September 30, 2018
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Houston, 77004
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