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Dec. 12, 2013, New Delhi: The celebration of ‘Spirit of Life’ was a delightful endeavour into unique and great gala cultural evening organised by Vikramjit S. Sahney (Hony. Consul of South Africa) to pay homage to Nelson Mandela at the lawns of Hotel Taj Palace, New Delhi. It was an intriguing glimpse into cultural fusion through the dance performance that celebrated the live, legacy & values that Mandela lived for, teaching the world the meaning of courage, social justice, the power of compassion and reconciliation.

Diplomats and other guests from different countries including African nations, Egypt, Qatar, UAE, and others congregated there in large number. Although geographically apart, they all celebrated the evening in the similar spirit of paying homage to the great leader.

H.E. F.K. Morule, the High Commissioner of South Africa to India acknowledged and thanked for all the messages of love and condolences pouring in stating " Our nation is touched by every message of support and therefore it is appropriate that we celebrate the passing of this great man." Mr. Vikramjit Sahney, in his homage, added "Madiba was true Gandhian and his 'long struggle to freedom' gave new meaning to courage, character, forgiveness, and human dignity making him the most resolute and the tallest leader of our times. Now that he is resting eternally, the example he set for all humanity lives on."