Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapu (Father of Nation),
Porbandar, Gujarat 1869 - New Delhi 1948
the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights and freedom across the world
?? (the statue is placed within a fence, we couldn't come close).
"We must become the change we want to see"
Unveiled by His Holiness Swami Satyamitranand Giriji
Presented by Samanvaya Parivar Leicester
Inaugurated on 26th June 2009
- Gautam Pal (1949),
sculptor from Calcutta, India
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Location (N 52°38'49" - W 1°7'27")
Item Code: gbem015; Photograph: 25 October 2009
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