JAIPUR, June 12 -- Rajasthan's Congress government is planning to set up a peace and non-violence department to promote Mahatma Gandhi's teachings ahead of his 150th birth anniversary this year, an official aware of the development said. The official said a meeting in this regard was held at the state secretariat under chief secretary D B Gupta's chairmanship on Monday. Officials from 12 departments, including social justice and empowerment, arts and culture, were present at the meeting to discuss the proposed department's structure, the official added.

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