Bapu’s granddaughter gets French honour
Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee has been decorated with one of France’s top honour The Order of Arts and Letters for her contribution in promoting peace, solidarity, culture, education, and development. On behalf of the French President Bhattacharjee, 82, was conferred the Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters) honour here late last evening by French Ambassador Francois Richier. Accepting the award she said there was need “to learn the fearlessness of Gandhi.”
“The fearlessness of Gandhi was different. His was made of love and compassion. I remember his room, his doors were always open. One hardly had to take an appointment to meet him.