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"I believe in trusting. Trust begets trust. Suspicion is fetid and only stinks. He who trusts has never yet lost in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

  • Gandhi Smriti
    Gandhi Smriti

    Gandhi Smriti, housed in the Old Birla House on 5, Tees January Marg, New...

  • Gandhi Darshan
    Gandhi Darshan

    It was twenty-one years after the Mahatma’s martyrdom that the whole world...

  • Important Visitor
    Important Visitor

    The King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden visited Gandhi Smriti...

  • Facilities with Us
    Facilities with Us

    A library and documentation centre with over 15000 books by and on Gandhi,...


The Last 144 Days in Gandhi Smriti

  • September 9, 1947:

    Reached Delhi from Kolkata never to leave again, as refugees from West Punjab occupied Harijan Basti, Gandhiji was motored straight to Birla House (now Gandhi Smriti, the national memorial of Mahatma Gandhi)

  • September 10:

    Visited camp of displaced persons and Jamia Millia; Lady Mountbatten called in.

  • September 11:

    Visited wounded persons in Irwin Hospital

  • September 12:

    Visited camp of displaced persons

  • September 13:

    Visited camp of displaced persons; disapproved proposal to erect his statue.

The Last 144 days in Gandhi Smriti (Continue...)
Mahatma Gandhi
 Shri Narendra Modi, The Hon’ble Prime Minister

Structure of the Samiti

  • Chairman: Shri Narendra Modi, The Hon’ble Prime Minister
  • Vice-Chairperson:

    Sh. Prahlad Singh Patel, Hon’ble Minister of Culture

  • Executive Committee Chairperson:Chairperson, Sh. Prahlad Singh Patel
  • Members: Minister In-charge, Ministry of Culture, The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Mayor of Delhi, Shri Laxmi Dass, Shri Sankar Kumar Sanyal, Ms. Rajni Bakshi, Shri Narayan Bhai Bhattacharjee, Dr. Harsh Vardhan Kamrah, Ms. Neelima Vardhan, Dr. Suparna Gooptu, Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Information Advisor to the Prime Minister, Chief Engineer, CPWD, Secretary, (Expenditure), Ministry of Finance, Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, Commissioner of Delhi, Municipal Corporation of Delhi, President/Administrator, New Delhi Municipal Committee.
  • Unique Visitors: 8173
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