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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
(Wikipedia)
Gautam Pal
2007

Wellington /  Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi   Wellington /  Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

MAHATMA GANDHI
1869-1948
A Mahatma of Truth and Non-Violence
To the City of Wellington from the People of India
"We must become the change we want to see"

Signature

Gautam Pal 2005

Annotation

The statue was unveiled on 2 October 2007 by the Governor-General, Anand Satyanand, and Wellington Mayor Kerry Prendergast.

Wellington - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location S 41°16'46" E 174°46'47"

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