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Dr. Sudhakar Jamkhandi to Deliver Keynote Address at the India Center's Gandhi Day Observance

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    Wednesday, October 19 2011
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    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103 jnelson@bluefieldstate.edu

jamkhandi_sudhakar_dr(Bluefield)— Dr. Sudhakar Jamkhandi, Director of the Office of International Initiatives & Professor of English at Bluefield State College, will be the keynote speaker at the India Center's observance of "Gandhi Day" on Saturday, October 22, beginning at 6 p.m.

The program includes Bhajans (Indian devotional songs), prayers by different religions, and essays on Gandhi's life in South Africa and his influence upon world leaders. A vegetarian dinner will be served at the conclusion of the program.

Dr. Jamkhandi is also a Fulbright Specialist for Internationalizing Institutional Capacity, 2011-2016. His presentation is entitled, "Gandhi Rocks."

Additional information regarding the India Center's Gandhi Day observance can be obtained by contacting event coordinator Dr. Krishna Murthy (kmurthy@wvutech.edu 304-549-9317) or India Center President Dr. Joseph Naronha (pamtina1@aol.com 304-344-8756).

The India Center is located at 800 Green Road, South Charleston, WV.