Report of the activity conducted at SCMS,Pune to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhiji in commemoration of the forthcoming 150th birthanniversary celebrations

As a part of the celebrations in commemoration of the forthcoming 150th Birth anniversary of the father of the nation, students of SCMS, Pune from the Encore - the music club performed melodious rendition of songs including the inspirational “ Raghu Pati Raghava Rajaram” as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi. A Group Discussion was also organized where students expressed their ideas on the relevance of the principles of Mahatma Gandhi in the contemporary times. Participants discussed the relevance of the spirit of non-violence and the Gandhian philosophy of expressing dissent in a peaceful manner. Students also discussed amongst other views, the unprecedented growth in world consumption and production leading to environmental stress through impacts that are both global and local. In this context, the philosophy of the Mahatma Gandhi regarding the usage of Khadi which upholds the spirit of using sustainable and local products was also discussed.