In Pics: Mahatma Gandhi statues across the world

Mahatma Gandhi is considered a global leader, with his philosophies and ideals having influenced activists, revolutionaries, political and social leaders across the world. 

It is therefore no wonder that various cities in countries around the globe are home to statues of the father of India’s freedom struggle. 

Here is a look at some statues of the Mahatma from across the world: 

Brisbane, Australia

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi Roma Street Parkland in Brisbane, Australia, unveiled in 2017. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia
Statue of Mahatma Gandhi Roma Street Parkland in Brisbane, Australia, unveiled in 2017. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia

Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Bukhoro Street, Dushanbe in Tajikistan. Photo courtesy: pib.gov.in
Statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Bukhoro Street, Dushanbe in Tajikistan. Photo courtesy: pib.gov.in

Burgos, Spain

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi donated to Burgos, Spain by India in 1988. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia
Statue of Mahatma Gandhi donated to Burgos, Spain by India in 1988. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia

Beijing, China

Statue installed at the Chaoyang park, Beijing in 2005. Photo courtesy: eoibeijing.gov.in
Statue installed at the Chaoyang park, Beijing in 2005. Photo courtesy: eoibeijing.gov.in

Washington DC, United States of America

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Indian Embassy in Washington. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia
Statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Indian Embassy in Washington. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia

Johannesburg, South Africa

Bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi as a young man in Gandhi Square, Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia
Bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi as a young man in Gandhi Square, Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia

Moka, Mauritius

Statue at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute in Moka, Mauritius. Photo courtesy: Facebook/Mahatma Gandhi Institute
Statue at the Mahatma Gandhi Institute in Moka, Mauritius. Photo courtesy: Facebook/Mahatma Gandhi Institute

Paramaribo, Suriname

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Suriname in South America. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia
A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Suriname in South America. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia

Westminster in London, United Kingdom

Sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi at Parliament Square in London. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia
Sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi at Parliament Square in London. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia

Sydney, Australia

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Jubilee Park in the town of Parramatta, Sydney. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@rashtrapatibhvn
A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Jubilee Park in the town of Parramatta, Sydney. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@rashtrapatibhvn

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi on Church Street in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia
Statue of Mahatma Gandhi on Church Street in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia

San Francisco, United States of America

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi in in San Francisco's Embarcadero Neighbourhood. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia
Statue of Mahatma Gandhi in in San Francisco's Embarcadero Neighbourhood. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia

Seoul, South Korea

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. Photo courtesy: Facebook/PMO India
Statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. Photo courtesy: Facebook/PMO India

London, United Kingdom

Statue in Tavistock Square near University College London where Gandhi studied law. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia
Statue in Tavistock Square near University College London where Gandhi studied law. Photo courtesy: Wikipedia

New York City, United States of America

A statue of Gandhi outside the Union Square Park in New York City. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@bindeshwarpatha
A statue of Gandhi outside the Union Square Park in New York City. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@bindeshwarpatha

Warsaw, Poland

Bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Embassy of India Complex in Warsaw, Poland. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia
Bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Embassy of India Complex in Warsaw, Poland. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia

 

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