Maharashtra Gandhi Smarak Nidhi (MGSN) is situated at Survey No. 36, Gandhi Bhavan, Kothrud, Pune – 411038.Institution is dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi with a view to promote and cherish Gandhian ideology and his teachings.
Institution was founded to cherish the values set by Mahatma Gandhi and keep the Gandhi’s thoughts and teachings alive .On 30th January 1948 Gandhi was assassinated by a fanatic. The ideology behind killing of Mahatma Gandhi was the hate propaganda in the name of the religion. India is facing the same problem till today. The incident of violence and killing of innocent are taking various places nationwide. Gandhi has sacrificed his life for communal harmony.
Aims of MGSN is to cherish thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi and keep him alive in spirit. In continent with the aims and objects MGSN has published several books in Marathi language about Gandhijis life. We are providing good library service. MGSN has given emphasis on undertakings 15 programmers of nation building which were enumerated by Gandhiji thoughts. MGSN organized lectute, seminars, movies, on contemporary problems and relevance of Gandhian ideology.
I am happy to inform you that, through various activities we could motivate the youth in good numbers. Gandhi Bhavan is an open platform for the youth to discuss, to understand the socio political issues prevailing around. Many trained people are participating in the activities of the Trust,participating in satyagrah. We are sure that, the youth associated with these activities of Trust would be the leaders of the Future.
Mahatma Gandhi and his ideas are becoming more and more relevant throughout the world. In the year 2008 ‘Non Violance day’ is observed and celebrated in all nations throughout the world. UNO has declared Non-Violence day on 2nd Oct i.e. birthday of Gandhiji . MGSN is celebrating 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gabdhi. We are planning various activities for the same. Purpose of this celebration is to spread the message of non violence, communal harmony, national integration and other messages of Gandhi.
Our institutes cherish and promotes Gandhian Ideas. Our role is very important as we work as parent body of Gandhian Institutes which were founded after assasination of Gandhiji in Maharashtra state. Mahatma is needed most at this juncture of history for finding solutions for India’s national challenges.
MGSN is trying honestly and effectively to propogate ideas of Gandhiji. We would be able to promote Gandhian thoughts . The MGSN celebrates Rashtrapita Mahatma Gandhi Saptah from 1st to 7th oct every year. Anyone can approach us and enjoy film shows free of charge. MGSN is thinking of giving scholarship for Research. We have a guest house facility for outstation people who study Gandhian thoughts.
We request you to visit Gandhi Bhavan and have inspiration by remembering Father of Nation.
We have a proposal for a New Building, which will host the following facilities.
- Museum : Museum consisting of a comprehensive picture gallery so as to generate enough curiosity and enthusiasm about Mahatma Gandhi especially among new generation . It will have display of Gandhiji’s portraits, paintings, documents, photographs and message of his life.
- E-Library : An extended unit of our library will be connected online with the worldwide libraries.
- Community Radio Station to be named as ‘Bapu Vani’ will be launched to promote Gandhian ideology of love, peace and non-violence.
- Research Centre will be opened to study and research on Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology, life and his mission.
- Construction of 1stfloor has been already begun on 6th April 2019.