Mohandas Gandhi (Patel)

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Mohandas Gandhi
Gandhi Union Square.jpg
The statue in 2008
Mohandas Gandhi is located in Manhattan
Mohandas Gandhi
Mohandas Gandhi
Location in New York City
ArtistKantilal B. Patel
Year1986 (1986)
TypeSculpture
MediumBronze
SubjectMahatma Gandhi
LocationManhattan, New York City, United States
Coordinates40°44′08″N 73°59′29″W / 40.73553°N 73.99134°W / 40.73553; -73.99134Coordinates: 40°44′08″N 73°59′29″W / 40.73553°N 73.99134°W / 40.73553; -73.99134

Mohandas Gandhi is an outdoor bronze sculpture depicting Mahatma Gandhi by Kantilal B. Patel, located at Union Square in Manhattan, New York.[1] The statue was dedicated on October 2, 1986, the 117th anniversary of Gandhi's birth; civil rights leader Bayard Rustin delivered a keynote speech at the ceremony. It was donated by the Gandhi Memorial International Foundation and underwritten by Mohan B. Murjani of Murjani International.[2]

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  1. ^ "Union Square Park: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi". New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. Retrieved July 24, 2014.
  2. ^ "Union Square Park: Mohandas Gandhi". New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. Retrieved July 24, 2014.

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