While returning after completing his tour, Gandhiji took a paper from his secretary and wrote down the testimonial.
Sharadabhai, Saraswathiamma and Pankajakshiamma sat by the banyan tree at Kumaranalloor on Thursday and talked about the Mahatma’s visit.
On his 150th birthday, we take a look at some of his rare pictures from the Malayala Manorama archives and take some vital history lessons along with it.
Gandhi was visiting the princely state of Travancore (south Kerala) and the famed temple during his south India tour.
PETA says eating animal-based foods wreaks havoc on human health which stands in direct contrast to the purpose of the government's 'Eat Right India' initatives.
Targetting the BJP, Tushar, the grandson of the Mahatma, said the saffron party has "(Nathuram) Godse (assassin of the Mahatma) in mind and Gandhi on their lips.
The CPM leader's remarks came as the BJP and its rival parties battled to claim Gandhi's legacy on his 150th birth anniversary.
Modi described Gandhi as the 'best teacher' and 'the guiding light' who continues to give courage to millions globally and uniting those who believe in humanity.
Taking forward his pledge to phase out single-use plastic, Modi exhorted Indians to get their homes and offices rid of single-use plastic, before October 2 which also happens to be Gandhi Jayanti.
Modi underlined that Gandhi and villages will be the focus and MPs should discuss Gandhian thoughts with the people.