Villivalam to host Ela Gandhi for fireside chat on justice

Fireside Chat Ela Gandhi 5SKOKIE – State Senator Ram Villivalam will host a fireside chat this Thursday with Ela Gandhi, peace activist and granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi.

Mandali Buddha Prasad, former Deputy Speaker of Andhra Pradesh, and David Grengan, President of the Pietermaritzburg Gandhi Committee RSA, will also be on the panel.

The conversation will center on the panelists’ work towards the pursuit of justice and the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi.

“Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy of justice is an example for us all,” Villivalam said. “I’m excited to speak with the panelists to hear how they carry the torch in today’s political environment.”

The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Guests are encouraged to RSVP on Facebook.


Sen. Ram Villivalam

Sen. Ram Villivalam

8th District

Years served: 2019–Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations I; Appropriations II; Education; Human Services; Labor; Transportation (Chairperson); Subcommittee on Capital (TR); Supplier Diversity, Special Com. On (Chairperson); Pension Investments Special Com. On.

Associated Representatives:
John C. D'Amico
Yehiel M. Kalish