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    Burj Khalifa lit up with Mahatma's image as Dubai celebrates Gandhi Jayanti

    Dubai's Iconic Burj Khalifa Commemorates Gandhi with Splendid Display of Light and Sound - Video

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    New Delhi (Sputnik): The world’s tallest skyscraper was in its full glory on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's birth with an enchanting light and sound show on Wednesday, 2 October.

    A video of Dubai's Burj Khalifa lit with vibrant colours and pictures of Mahatma Gandhi along with India’s national flag using cutting-edge projection and laser technology left many transfixed and spellbound.

    The skyscraper commemorated the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi, known as “Father of Nation”; his birthday was celebrated across the globe to commemorate his legacy, leading the country’s independence movement through non-violent means.

    Events were also organised in many other parts of the world, including Mauritius, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Myanmar, Switzerland and other countries besides India. 

     

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