Indian diplomats took part in the bike parade
Ambassador of India to Russia Bala Venkatesh Varma thanked the mayor of Moscow and the city administration for the opportunity to participate in the event and spread the ideas of Mahatma Gandhi in honor of the 150th anniversary of his birth.
"This is another sign of a very strong friendship between India and Russia. I also want to greet all residents of Moscow. I want them to enjoy this wonderful day and a wonderful event," the ambassador said.
“We celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi this year. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin kindly agreed to hold a part of the celebration here at the bicycle festival. We are happy to see so many people here who respect the principles of the Gandhi-peace, non-use of violence” he said.