India 24 January: Karnataka, Bangaluru
Peace Run India - Karnataka
The morning at Banaluru greeted us with brightness and colour. Last night we stayed stayed at Ashok's younger brother Mr. Rajan Parulekar' s house.
Mr. Rajan's family organised a Peace Run meeting at a local theatrical competition event at the Maharashtra Mandal Bangaluru (an association of Marathi speaking people in Bangaluru). During the break we were given the opportunity to do our presentation.
In the evening we visited Former Indian Ambassador Mr. Pascal Alan Nazareth and his family at their residence In Bangaluru.
Mr. Nazareth's has written a book on Mahatma Gandhi - ‘Gandhi’s Outstanding Leadership’ - that was published in March 2006. Since then it has come out in 11 Indian languages and many other international languages. On October 9, 2007 Mr. Nazareth was presented the U Thant Peace Award by the Peace Run founder, Sri Chinmoy at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, USA. He is now authoring a book on Sri Chinmoy.