Mahatma Gandhi monument to be built in Parliament Square

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Mahatma Gandhi monument to be built in Parliament Square
6th November 2014

A campaign to erect a statue of Mahatma Gandhi has finally been successful. Permission was granted yesterday for the monument to be built in Parliament Square.

Labour politician and British economist Baron Desai explains why he gave his name to the campaign, the significance of it and relevance to Londoners and shares details of when the statue will go up.

The sculpture will be bronze and is to be created by Philip Jackson, who will show Gandhi wearing a shawl and traditional 'dhoti'.

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