The community is invited to the annual celebration of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s birthday at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Peace Garden, north of the Henry Madden Library. The program includes a garlanding ceremony, musical tributes, classical dance and a pledge against hate and violence. Special guests include consul Summati Rao, representing ambassador Sanjay Panda, Indian Consulate Office in San Francisco and dignitaries from the city and county of Fresno.

The vigil is part of a series of events commemorating Gandhi’s 150th birthday at Fresno State. Parking is free in any green lot with parking code 629102. For more information, contact Dr. Kapoor at 559.801.8189.