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Indian scientists issued collection of research papers about Tolstoy and Gandhi

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Indian scientists issued collection of research papers about Tolstoy and Gandhi


05.06.2017

Ministry of Defence of the Russian FederationA collection of articles titled Contribution of Tolstoy, Mahatma Gandhi and Annabahu Sathe in Various Fields was introduced in Moscow as a part of Indian Culture Days in Russia, which coincided with 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Russia and India.

Indian scholars, Russian Ministry of Culture and Foreign Ministry representatives, some deputies of the State Duma together with workers in the field of culture and education were present at the meeting.

The idea to create a collection of scientific works appeared last November, when India hosted a cultural educational event Great Moral Way. Great Peacemakers: Lev Tolstoy and Mahatma Gandhi. Scientists and university professors from Indian students’ city of Pune found this activity very interesting. A collection of works was published thanks to their mutual efforts.

After the official presentation of articles, the guests enjoyed a cultural programme consisting of Russian and Indian folk dances. Besides, children from Aesthetic Beauty Center Katysha declaimed the most famous quotations by Russian writer Lev Tolstoy and Indian philosopher and political figure Mahatma Gandhi.

The audience agreed that such cultural events contribute a lot into reinforcing Russian-Indian relations.

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