• search

''Dhamma Jyot'' leaves for Dhansari

Posted By:
Subscribe to Oneindia News

Nagpur, Feb 22 (UNI) A ''Dhamma Jyot (torch)'' today left here for Dhansari in Uttar Pradesh under the leadership of former Maharashtra Government secretary Munsilal Gautam (IAS) to mark the beginning of the golden jubilee celebrations of ''Dhamma Chakra Pravartan Din''.

Dr Gautam, along with prominent Buddhist monks, assembled at the Deeksha Bhoomi where Dr B R Ambedkar had embraced Buddhism on October 14, 1956, and left for Dhansari with the torch by Andhra Pradesh Express this afternoon.

On February 25, the ''Dhamma Jyot'' will reach Dhansari via Agra where about 50,000 people would embrace Buddhism at a function, Dr Gautam said before the departure On way to Dhansari, the ''Dhamma Jyot'' will be welcomed by people at various places, he added.

UNI NNG MAZ RP RN2326

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more