Terrorism that threatens peace worldwide, the world needs a Mahatma Gandhi: Minister of Human Resources

NEW DELHI: The Union's HRD minister, 'Nishank,' said Saturday at a time when terrorism is threatening peace throughout the world, the world needs a Mahatma Gandhi .

Addressing a gathering at the launch of 'World Book Fair 2020' at here, he said, "Asia's largest book fair is celebrating Gandhi. At a time when incidents of terrorism are occurring across the globe...personal interests have threatened brotherhood and peace, we need Gandhi the most."

Up to 600 Indian and foreign publishers, from 23 countries, participate in the book fair that will continue until January 12.