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Modi replaces Mahatma Gandhi on Khadi Udyog’s Calendar, Diary

Modi-khadi calendar, diaryIn a surprise development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has replaced the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi from the 2017 calendar and  diary published by the Khadi Village Industries Commission (KVIC).

The calendar and diary showing Modi weaving khadi on a charkha, in the same classic pose as Gandhiji.

In this connection, employees at Khadi Udyog staged a silent black band protest today. Khadi workers demanded reprinting of the calendars with Gandhi’s picture being featured on them.

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