On 01 October 2019, the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, a unique assembly of Gujarat’s scholars and historians was held in the Gujarat Club, Bhadra, Ahmedabad, which is the site where Mahatma Gandhi and Sadar Patel met for the first time.

On 01 October 2019, the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, a unique assembly of Gujarat’s scholars and historians was held in the Gujarat Club, Bhadra, Ahmedabad, which is the site where Mahatma Gandhi and Sadar Patel met for the first time.

In 1915, Mahatma Gandhiji travels 34,361 kilometres throughout India. Writings about these historical events have been compiled and retold by Dr Rizwan Kadri, Professor of Shree Swaminarayan Arts College. The new publication, Mahatma ni Parikrama, was inaugurated by Acharya Swamishree Maharaj on this occasion.

Keynote speaker during this assembly was Shri Sanjay Prasad, State Election Commissioner of Gujarat.
The family members of key figures during the time of Mahatma Gandhiji, who were instrumental in helping Mahatmaji’s cause, including Sheth Mangaldad Girdhardas, Sheth Ambalal Sarabhai, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel,Dr Hariprasad Desai, Pritamrai Desai, Barrister Jivanlal Desai, Mahadev Desai, Dahyabhai Maheta, Surendra Meth, Ramanbhai Nilkanth, Dudhabhai Dafda, Kalidad Zaveri, Kavi Nanalal, Kavi Narsihnrav Bholanath, Kakasahib Kalelkar, and Ravishankar Maharaj, were present during the event.