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India will celebrate & organise 'Gandhi March' in Netherlands



India will celebrate & organise 'Gandhi March' in the Netherlands: Details, Highlights

India will organise 'Gandhi March' from the iconic Peace Palace at the Hague to Grote Kerk to launch the two-year long celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

According to a statement issued by the Indian Embassy in Hague, the 'Gandhi March' is expected to see the participation of people of all nationalities and around 20 ambassadors from different countries.   

On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, marked as International Day of Non-Violence, five other events will be held in The Hague, Amsterdam, Utrecht, and Zoetermeer. 

The Netherlands has a special connection to India and Mahatma Gandhi. There are around thirty streets in the country named after Mahatma Gandhi.


Capital: Amsterdam

Largest City: Amsterdam

Official Language: Dutch

Currency: Euro 

Monarch: Willem-Alexander

Prime Minister: Mark Rutte (VVD)


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