Gandhism will be researched in America, Trump signed Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act

The path of research and detailed study on Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King has opened in America. The Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act related to it was signed by President Trump on Sunday. The legislation would pave the way for the establishment of an educational forum to study the work and legacy of Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. The act was drafted by John Lewis, a civil rights activist and member of the US Parliament.

  Whereas Indian-American MP Amy Berra supported it. Lewis died earlier this year. The Act will make a provision of $ 1 million per year for the 20-2025 Gandhi-King ideological exchange initiative. The Act will provide $ 2 million in FY 2021 for the Gandhi-King Global Academy and $ 30 million in 2021 for the US-India Gandhi King Development Foundation.

The law also authorized the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to establish a US-India development organization, which would encourage the private sector to come forward in the area of ​​development priorities in India.

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