Pietermaritzburg incident: Swaraj releases coffee table book on the occasion of 125th anniversary

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Pietermaritzburg (South Africa), Jun 07 (ANI): Union External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj released a coffee table book on Thursday on the occasion of 125th anniversary of Pietermaritzburg incident in South Africa. In the incident Mahatma Gandhi was thrown off a train for being a non-European on June 7, 1893. Sushma Swaraj is expected to participate in a series of events at Pietermaritzburg to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the "historic incident in the train compartment that became a catalyst for Gandhiji's Satyagraha movement." Swaraj is on a five-day visit to South Africa.

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