India launched Gandhi portal for British-Indian children

Jan 31, 2014 17:10 IST

India launched a Gandhi Portal named Search for Gandhi in London on 31 January 2014. With this India aims to popularize Mahatma Gandhi among children of British Indians settled in UK.

High commissioner of India to UK Ranjan Mathai and Sam Pitroda launched this portal.

The portal is meant for children aged 6 to 15 and will use audios, videos, creatively integrated facts, games and quizzes.

Youth 4 Gandhi Foundation (Y4G) plans to propagate Gandhi and his values in children which can be fun and includes a hint of seriousness attached to it.

The portal will use both English and Hindi to communicate the messages.

image The website would contain five main sections. The Know Gandhi section will go through Gandhi's journey as a writer, philosopher and leader.

Meet Gandhi will take children on an online tour of Gandhi Smriti where he spent the last days of his life and his belongings and glimpses of his life on display.

The website will take the children through a virtual tour of Raj Ghat where Gandhi was cremated.

Gandhi Gaming will bring out the fun quotient carrying games and quizzes that will educate youngsters about Gandhi through entertainment.

The portal will also allow one to watch Gandhi's iconic videos and hear the audios of his most famous speeches.

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