Friday, September 02, 2011

Mohandas Gandhi Statue Union Square Park

Mohandas Gandhi Statue, Union Square Park. Broadway to 4th Avenue, East 14th Street to East 17th Street. Manhattan New York, New York.

Bronze sculpture depicting Mohandas Gandhi (1869–1948) was sculpted by Kantilal B. Patel (born 1925) and was dedicated on October 2, 1986, the 117th anniversary of Gandhi’s birth. The statue of Gandhi is in the southwest corner of the park.

The monument was donated by the Gandhi Memorial International Foundation and underwritten by Mohan B. Murjani of Murjani International, Ltd.,

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suruha said...

Such a peaceful image. Thank you.


sookietex said...

You're welcome, thank you suruha. Sculptor Kantilal B. Patel created a beautiful rendering of Mohandas Gandhi, and the NYC parks dept chose a very complementary setting.

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