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Madhya Pradesh: Government to set up Gandhi chairs and pillars

Madhya Pradesh government has decided to set up Gandhi ‘chairs’ and pillars dedicated to him in universities and colleges across the state. The stone pillars will bear inscriptions regarding Gandhiji with an objective to help the young generation connect with the Mahatma, and inspire them to work in nation-building.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath will inaugurate the study centres to promote research on Gandhiji at a symbolic function here on January 30 (the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi). All the varsities and colleges have been directed to complete the work of setting up the chairs and the stone pillars by January 26.