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President of China Xi Jinping tried his hand at ‘Charkha’ at Sabarmati Ashram

The Chinese President Mr. Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi today visited Mahatma Gandhi’s Sabarmati Ashram, a place inspiring the people world over even today with the message of peace and non-violence.

The dignitaries were welcomed at the Sabarmati Ashram, also known as Gandhi Ashram, by Gujarat Chief Minister Smt. Anandiben Patel along with young girls of the Ashram. PM Shri Modi and CM Smt Patel offered khadi garland to Mr Xi Jinping.

At the Ashram, the Chinese President tried his hand at the ‘Charkha’ to pay a tribute to Gandhiji. Mr. Jinping and PM Shri Modi offered flowers to Mahatma Gandhi’s statue. They also saw the photo exhibition depicting the life of Gandhiji. The young girls of the Ashram played Gandhiji’s most loving and popular bhajan “Vaishnav jan to tane re kahiye”.

The Chinese President described his visit to Gandhi Ashram as one of the most memorable and enlightening moments of his life.

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