India on Thursday will mark the 72nd death anniversary of its founding father Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

Mahatma Gandhi, as he is known by his followers with reverence, preached the philosophy of non-violence which has become even more relevant today.

His commitment to non-violence and satyagraha (peaceful resistance) gave hope to marginalized sections of India.

Rajmohan Gandhi, while remembering his grandfather, said his ideals and principles are much-needed in India nowadays where intolerance rules the roost.

He told Anadolu Agency: “It seems that people are looking at or toward Gandhi. The problems and troubles of the present times remind

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