Sunday, September 19, 2021

Nelson Mandela International Day celebrated on 18 July

The 18th of July is celebrated as the Nelson Mandela International Day every year. The United Nations in a statement said that the day offers a moment for all to renew with the values that inspired Nelson Mandela. A deep commitment to justice, human rights and fundamental freedoms. Speaking on the occasion, Secretary General of the UN, Mr. Antonio Guterres paid tribute to the extraordinary man who he said embodied the highest aspirations of the United Nations and the human family.

To commemorate the life of the Freedom Fighter who’s struggle paralleled that of Mahatma Gandhi in so many ways, we bring you an excerpt from Madiba’s Speech delivered in Delhi in 1995, from the Doordarshan Archives.

 

- Advertisement -
Latest news

India soon to have World’s Longest Expressway between Mumbai & Delhi

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari announced that the Government is constructing the world’s longest highway, the Delhi-Mumbai Express highway. The...

This new technology converts poultry feathers into animal feed

Indian scientists have designed a new technology that converts keratin waste such as human hair, wool, and poultry feathers to fertilizers, pet, and animal...

BRO committed to women’s empowerment in its ranks: Official

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) over the years has inducted a large number of women into its workforce. BRO has empowered lady officers to the...

10-day long Ganesh Chathurthi festival culminates today with immersion of idols ; security beefed up in Mumbai for Visarjan

Ten day long Ganesh Chathurthi Festival culminates today with immersion of idols across the country. Devotees will bid final adieu to Lord Ganesha today in...
Related news

India soon to have World’s Longest Expressway between Mumbai & Delhi

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari announced that the Government is constructing the world’s longest highway, the Delhi-Mumbai Express highway. The...

This new technology converts poultry feathers into animal feed

Indian scientists have designed a new technology that converts keratin waste such as human hair, wool, and poultry feathers to fertilizers, pet, and animal...

BRO committed to women’s empowerment in its ranks: Official

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) over the years has inducted a large number of women into its workforce. BRO has empowered lady officers to the...

10-day long Ganesh Chathurthi festival culminates today with immersion of idols ; security beefed up in Mumbai for Visarjan

Ten day long Ganesh Chathurthi Festival culminates today with immersion of idols across the country. Devotees will bid final adieu to Lord Ganesha today in...