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G20 Summit: World Leaders Pay Homage to Mahatma Gandhi

On September 10, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, G20 leaders, and other heads of international organizations paid respects to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. Rishi Sunak, the prime minister of the United Kingdom, Justin Trudeau, Azali Assoumani, the president of the African Union (AU), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the president of Nigeria, Nadia Calvino, and Raquel Buenrostro Sánchez, the minister of economy of the United Mexican States, all paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi by laying wreaths. Watch Here.

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With a Khadi shawl featuring a cutout of Gandhi Ashram as the background, PM Modi welcomed the leaders. The leaders will then depart for the third session of the G20 summit, dubbed “One Future.” At Bharat Mandapam after planting tree seedlings at Rajghat. As the leaders arrived, images from Rajghat showed the site being adorned with vibrant flowers. In preparation for the G20 Summit, security has also been beefed up in several areas of the national capital.

G20 Summit: World Leaders Pay Homage to Mahatma Gandhi

Additionally, the necessary measures were taken to maintain the flow of traffic. Traffic Alert: Due to the implementation of Controlled Zone 2. Buses will not run on the Ring Road between the ISBT Kashmiri Gate and Sarai Kale Khan. The Delhi Traffic Police tweeted that buses will run along the remaining section of the Ring Road as well as the other roads leading out of Delhi.

The slogan for this year’s G20 Summit, which is being hosted by India, is “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.” It translates to “One Earth One Family One Future.” Notably, on December 1 of last year, India took over as G20 President.

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The leaders of the G20 met at Raj Ghat in Delhi to lay wreaths at Mahatma Gandhi’s Samadhi to begin the second day of the summit. At the wreath-laying ceremony, a musical tribute was also performed, incorporating Mahatma Gandhi’s favorite hymns. The third session of the G20 summit, titled “One Future.” It will take place in Bharat Mandapam after a tree-planting ceremony at the South Plaza. Which will be attended by the leaders. On the second day of the summit, a G20 exhibition will be held for the wives of world leaders.

On September 9th, the Delhi Declaration had already been approved. It urged states to preserve international law, notably the multilateral framework that protects peace and stability as well as territorial integrity and international humanitarian law. The major takeaway from the proclamation was that all 83 of its paragraphs were approved by a vote of 100% unanimity, with China and Russia joining in. The proclamation was the first to do so without a footnote or Chair’s Summary.

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