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Prime Minister Inaugurated Mahatma Gandhi statue in Hiroshima

Japan, Ministry of External Affairs

May 19, 2023 to May 21, 2023

Hon'ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi unveiled the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Hiroshima. The statue is located along Motoyasu River, near the Atomic Bomb Memorial Building, which is visited by thousands of locals and tourists every day. This place has been chosen as a symbol of unity for peace and non-violence. Mahatma Gandhi dedicated his life to peace and non-violence. This place truly resonates with Gandhi’s ideals and life and continues to inspire the world and its leaders.During the unveiling of the statue, Nakatani Zen, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister and Member of Parliament, Hiroshima City Mayor Kasumi Matsui, Hiroshima City Assembly Speaker Tatsunori Motani, members of Hiroshima’s Parliament, senior government officials, Indian community members, and many followers of Mahatma Gandhi in Japan were present.