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GANDHI, Mohandas K. (Mahatma): Statue NW of Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C.
by Gautam Pal
located in James M. Goode's Massachusetts Avenue area (click link for more in that area)

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In India Gandhi is recognized as the Father of the Nation & October 2, his birthday, is celebrated as a national holiday.
Click here for attractions related to other national figures from outside the U.S.


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GANDHI LED INDIA TO FREEDOM FROM BRITISH RULE IN 1947.
HE IS HAILED AS THE FATHER OF THE NATION.
CRUSADER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND LIBERTY, THINKER, WRITER
REFORMER, APOSTLE OF TRUTH AND NON-VIOLENCE (AHIMSA),
GANDHI SUCCEEDED IN UNITING MILLIONS OF PEOPLE OF ALL FAITHS
ACROSS INDIA IN A MASS MOVEMENT OF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE.
ON GANDHI'S SEVENTIETH BIRTHDAY, ALBERT EINSTEIN WROTE,
"GENERATIONS TO COME, IT MAY BE, WILL SCARCE BELIEVE THAT SUCH A ONE
AS THIS EVER IN FLESH AND BLOOD WALKED UPON THIS EARTH".

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MAHATMA GANDHI
1869 - 1948
"MY LIFE IS MY MESSAGE"

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A GIFT FROM THE PEOPLE OF INDIA AND
THE INDIAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITY

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More Info
See
James M. Goode's
'Washington Sculpture' (hardcover p 363 Item #8.23; Massachusetts Avenue area)

Medium: Bronze, Granite
Artist: Gautam Pal
Related subjects: National Figures outside the US; Mohandas K. Gandhi Mahatma
Location: Massachusetts Ave. & 21st St NW Washington, D.C.
See Massachusetts Avenue area in James Goode's Washington Sculpture
Nearest Metro: Dupont Circle (Red) (click station name for all sculptures nearby) (dcMem ID #1590 )

Links & other sources
'Who is That Man Anyway?' on Ghandi (73)
Wikipedia article on Gandhi
Indian Embassy on Gandhi
NPS.gov List of Classified Structures on Gandhi statue

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