Washington State and India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), hosted “Gandhi Jayanti”, the 145th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Thursday October 2nd, 2014.
Mahatma Gandhi was born on the crossroads of our history and gave the country, India, its freedom from one hundred years of British rule and a purposeful direction. Keeping Mahatma Gandhi’s principles in mind, WASITRAC organized the Fourth Annual Building Bridges Reception at The Westin Hotel in Bellevue on October 2nd. The event honored Justice Mary Yu, Washington State Supreme Court, Diane Narasaki, Executive Director, Asian Counseling and Referral Service, Pramila Jayapal, Immigrant’s Rights Activist; Founder of One America, and Dr. Ratna Roy, Founder of Urvashi Dance company, Professor and faculty member for Performing Arts at the Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA. (end)