PATNA, Jan. 11 -- The Bihar government has directed its departments and institutions to prominently display Mahatma Gandhi's photos and messages on their office premises as part of his 150th birth anniversary celebrations.

A similar directive has also been issued to all government schools across the state, Vinodanand Jha, a senior officer in the higher education department, which is the nodal agency for the yearlong programme, said.

All departments, government institutions and schools had to complete the display work before Martyr's Day on January 30, Jha said. "But we want the things to be ready before the Republic Day," he added.

Jha said some prominent messages identified for the purpose included the one on human greed-" The world h...