Ela Gandhi celebrated at park anniversary

Ela Gandhi speaks at the opening of the Women in Resistance photographic exhibition at Botanic Gardens.

SASTRI College Alumni Association and Sastri College in association with the Parks, Leisure and Cemeteries will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Passive Resistance Campaign of 1946/1947 on Saturday 3 June, starting at 1.30pm at Resistance Park in Umbilo Road, Durban.

The occasion will also celebrate the life of eThekwini Metro’s Living Legend, Ela Gandhi, grand-daughter of Mahatma Gandhi, who has dedicated her life to the propagation of Gandhi’s philosophy of non-violence and passive resistance in the struggle for liberation.

The public is invited to go along and join in the celebration. For more information contact Habi Singh on 031 400 2493 or 0794847673 or Jennifer Rampersad on 031 322 4085 or 076 209 2917.

Eric Apelgren from eThekwini Municipality with Justice Maphumalo, park supervisor and Jennifer Rampersad from the Parks Department.

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Lauren Walford
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