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A New Mahatma Gandhi Statue Unveiled In UK To Spew The Message Of Strength In Unity

A 9-foot high tall and 800 kg bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi has been unveiled in the UK’s city of Manchester as a sign of strength and equality. The statute in itself was described as a gift to UK, quoting that it would spew Gandhi’s teaching of ahinsa among the masses.

The statue, erected outside a cathedral in Manchester, has been crafted by veteran artist Ram V Sutar, who is also credited for being the hands behind mastering the statue of Unity.

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To note, Gandhi in 1931 had visited UK when he was on his way to see the mill workers in Lancashire. During the visit, Gandhi attracted a enormous crowd of admirers and received a warm welcome.

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The statute notably has been given to the city by Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur (SRMD), which is a worldwide spiritual moment.

“The statue will celebrate the universal power of his message. A statue in Manchester will ensure that the heart of our democracy and politics can all be inspired by his ethos,” SRMD UK said in a statement.

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The group added that it had been inspired by the city’s unique civic pride which displayed the values of non-violence and compassion following the 2017 Islamic State-claimed terrorist attack during a concert at Manchester Arena.

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