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Saturday, 14 March 2015
Today a larger-than-life bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in Parliament Square, London. The Gandhi Statue Memorial Trust raised more than £1 million to commission British sculptor Philip Jackson to create the work. Indian finance minister Shri Arun Jaitley unveiled the statue. PM David Cameron spoke at the unveiling and called the statue a "magnificent tribute" (CLICK).