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Professor Seeks to Spur Campus Interest in India Festival

Best of India
August 31, 2019

Dance, food and culture on display

The India Festival - Ray of Hope event will be held Saturday, August 31, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Von Braun Center North Hall.

The India Festival is a cultural event to support a non-profit community-serving organization, Asha Kiran.

India Festival show­cases the heritage, culture, fashions, arts, cuisine, handicrafts, and merchan­dise of India.

The cultural event aims to promote the cultur­al richness and diversity in the Tennessee Valley through a wide range of entertain­ment programs, education­al activities and much more in this day-long event.

The festival features keynote speaker Arun M. Gandhi, grandson of the late Mahatma Gandhi, who was known for non-vio­lence and peaceful resolu­tion to political conflicts.

The late Mahatma Gandhi was a source of inspiration to world leaders such as the late Nelson Mandela of South Africa and the late Dr. Martin Lu­ther King, Jr., of the United States.


For sponsorships and other event details, the AAMU Family should contact Dr. Srinivasa Rao Mentreddy, professor of crop science, at (256) 457-8552 or