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BAPU IS A STRESS-BUSTER FOR JAILBIRDS
The Mahatma's lofty ideals are a balm to many bruised minds serving sentences in state jails
Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal and Gandhi Research Foundation are organising Gandhi Peace Examination and other reformation programmes in jails. This year, about 1081 jail inmates appeared for Gandhi Peace Exam. Feedbacks of prisoners are overwhelming. Around 3,000 inmates will appear for the exam and reformation programmes such as meditation, yoga, AIDS awareness, adult education are planned to be held in the jails and films like 'Gandhi' and 'Lage Raho Munnabhai' will be screened for about 15,000 inmates throughout the year..
Courtesy: Free Press Journal, dt. 20.10.2011