Hon’ble Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture Minister inaugurated the Mahatma Gandhi Interpretation Centre at the Zila School Motihari on April 15, 2018 at a grand event that also saw participation of a large number of farmers from across the state of Bihar at the “Kisan Mela” organised from April 14-16, 2018. Shri Dipanker Shri Gyan accompanied the Hon'ble minister at the launch ceremony. Over 500 people took part in the programme.
Present on the occasion was Shri Pramod Kumar, Hon'ble Tourism Minister Bihar Government; Shri Babloo Gupta, Member Legislative Council, Bihar Government; Shri Braj Kishore Singh, Secretary of Gandhi Sanghralaya, Motihari, Shri Chandrabhushan Pandey, eminent Gandhian and journalist, and other distinguished members.
The occasion also saw the release of the book “Champaran Ki Dastaan” authored by Shri Dipanker Shri Gyan and Shri Pankaj Chaubey by Shri Radha Mohan Singh.
The Interpretation Centre at Zila School contains the history of the Champaran Satyagraha with a vivid photographic exhibition about the associates of Mahatma Gandhi in Champaran in 1917 such as Babu Rajendra Prasad, Ramnavami Prasad, Rajkumar Shukla, Pir Munis, Babu Brajkishore Prasad, Acharya Kriplani, Dr. Anurag Naryan Sinha and others and the key role they played.
About 1000 youth from the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and from different colleges in Motihari took part in a yatra led by Shri Radha Mohan Singh from the Zila School to Bapu Dham Motihari Railway Station.
Veteran freedom fighters and family members of the freedom fighters who had passed away were felicitated on the occasion.