Outreach Event

Bapu Khagol Mela

Date: December 3, 2018
Time: 02.00 - 07.30 PM
Venue: IIT Indore

The Discipline of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Engineering (DAASE), Indian Institute of Technology Indore is organizing an astronomy outreach event to celebrate the association of Mahatma Gandhi with Astronomy for the purpose of commemorating his 150th birth anniversary. Gandhiji had a keen interest in sky observations and was observing celestial objects from the courtyard of the Yerawada prison in 1932 using a telescope. This event will be a part of a series of programs being held all over the country over the course of this year under the head of 'Bapu Khagol Mela'. IIT Indore is organizing this event in collaboration with Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.

All, especially School students, are cordially invited to participate in the event.