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Mahatma Gandhi's 150th Birth Anniversary: His Famous Statues Across the World

India | PTI | October 2, 2019, 7:45 am
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 On Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, take a look at the pictures of his famous statues across the world. <br /><br />The famous Mahatma Gandhi statue depicting the 'Dandi March', which was unveiled by the late Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in 1959, at the Marina beach, in Chennai. The statue is getting a new look for the commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi on October 2. (Image: PTI)

On Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, take a look at the pictures of his famous statues across the world.

The famous Mahatma Gandhi statue depicting the 'Dandi March', which was unveiled by the late Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru in 1959, at the Marina beach, in Chennai. The statue is getting a new look for the commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi on October 2. (Image: PTI)

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 A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Indian Embassy in Washington. (Image: PTI)

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Indian Embassy in Washington. (Image: PTI)

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 A statue of the young lawyer Mohandas Gandhi stands tall at Gandhi Square, outside the offices where he once had his legal practice, in Central Johannesburg. (Image: PTI)

A statue of the young lawyer Mohandas Gandhi stands tall at Gandhi Square, outside the offices where he once had his legal practice, in Central Johannesburg. (Image: PTI)

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 The bust of Mahatma Gandhi unveiled in 2012 by President Pratibha Patil at Constitution Hill has become a focal point for marking both the birth and death anniversaries of the iconic leader, in Johannesburg. (Image: PTI)

The bust of Mahatma Gandhi unveiled in 2012 by President Pratibha Patil at Constitution Hill has become a focal point for marking both the birth and death anniversaries of the iconic leader, in Johannesburg. (Image: PTI)

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 A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Suriname in South America. (Image: PTI)

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Suriname in South America. (Image: PTI)

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 October 2 has acquired special significance for Beijing ever since the statue of Gandhi, sculpted by China’s acclaimed sculptor and artist Yuan Xikun was installed at the famous Chaoyang park in 2005, providing an opportunity for his admirers in the Communist nation to pay homage to the apostle of peace. (Image: PTI)

October 2 has acquired special significance for Beijing ever since the statue of Gandhi, sculpted by China’s acclaimed sculptor and artist Yuan Xikun was installed at the famous Chaoyang park in 2005, providing an opportunity for his admirers in the Communist nation to pay homage to the apostle of peace. (Image: PTI)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers flowers to a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers flowers to a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Sadaqat Ashram, in Patna. (Image: PTI)

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Sadaqat Ashram, in Patna. (Image: PTI)

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 A sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi, at Parliament Square in London. (Image: PTI)

A sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi, at Parliament Square in London. (Image: PTI)

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 President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind unveil a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Jubilee Park in the town of Parramatta, in Sydney. (Image: PTI)

President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind unveil a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Jubilee Park in the town of Parramatta, in Sydney. (Image: PTI)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the Mahatma Gandhi Museum, in Rajkot. (Image: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the Mahatma Gandhi Museum, in Rajkot. (Image: PTI)

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 Santa Claus from Finland poses in front of Gandhi Smriti during his visit to India in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Santa Claus from Finland poses in front of Gandhi Smriti during his visit to India in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Late veteran activist and Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awardee Amina Cachalia joins local community leaders and Indian mission heads at the launch of the Gandhi statue at the Trade Route Mall in Lenasia, near Johannesburg in South Africa. (Image: PTI)

Late veteran activist and Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awardee Amina Cachalia joins local community leaders and Indian mission heads at the launch of the Gandhi statue at the Trade Route Mall in Lenasia, near Johannesburg in South Africa. (Image: PTI)

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 A Statue of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba at the Radha Krishna Temple in Lisbon, Portugal. (Image: AP)

A Statue of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba at the Radha Krishna Temple in Lisbon, Portugal. (Image: AP)

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 Children shower flower petals on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the birth anniversary of the independence leader in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

Children shower flower petals on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the birth anniversary of the independence leader in Guwahati. (Image: AP)

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 PM Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in attend an unveiling ceremony for a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. (Image: AP)

PM Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in attend an unveiling ceremony for a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. (Image: AP)

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 A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi in Accra, Ghana. (Image: AP)

A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi in Accra, Ghana. (Image: AP)

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 PM Narendra Modi at the inauguration of National Salt Satyagraha Memorial at Dandi in Navsari. (Image: PTI)

PM Narendra Modi at the inauguration of National Salt Satyagraha Memorial at Dandi in Navsari. (Image: PTI)

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 A sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi at Parliament in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

A sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi at Parliament in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Vice President Hamid Ansari paying floral tributes at the bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Embassy of India Complex, in Warsaw, Poland. (Image: PTI)

Vice President Hamid Ansari paying floral tributes at the bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Embassy of India Complex, in Warsaw, Poland. (Image: PTI)

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 Visitors have a look of the photographs of Mahatma Gandhi taken during his visit to Tamil Nadu, and also the palanquin that was used by him to offer prayers at the famous Palani Andavar Temple, ahead of the 150th birth anniversary Mahatma Gandhi, at the Mahatma Gandhi Museum in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Visitors have a look of the photographs of Mahatma Gandhi taken during his visit to Tamil Nadu, and also the palanquin that was used by him to offer prayers at the famous Palani Andavar Temple, ahead of the 150th birth anniversary Mahatma Gandhi, at the Mahatma Gandhi Museum in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute in Moka, Mauritius. (Image: AP)

President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute in Moka, Mauritius. (Image: AP)

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 PM Narendra Modi near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

PM Narendra Modi near the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the National Museum of Indian Cinema in Mumbai. (Image: PTI)

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 A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Bukhoro Street, Dushanb in Tajikistan. (Image: PTI)

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Bukhoro Street, Dushanb in Tajikistan. (Image: PTI)

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