Javadekar opens Mahatma, Tolstoy expo

Javadekar opens Mahatma, Tolstoy expo

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New Delhi, Sep 28:  Celebrating 150th birth anniversary year of Mahatma Gandhi, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday inaugurated a unique exhibition on the Father of the Nation and Leo Tolstoy at Yasnaya Polyana, the birth place of Tolstoy.

Taking to Twitter, Mr Javadekar said, ''Their correspondence and their thought process were put up in a very artistic manner in the exhibition.''

Local Duma member Natalia Pilyus, Director of Tolstoy Cultural Centre and more than 100 academicians were present at the inauguration, he added.

''Also inaugurated a special day-long seminar organised to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi as part of 150 years of celebrating the Mahatma,'' the Minister tweeted.