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PM Scott Morrison unveils Gandhi statue at Melbourne

The Gandhi statue in bronze is 426 kg in weight and came from Rajasthan.

Source: The Australia Today

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison unveiled Melbourne’s first statue of Mahatma Gandhi, on the premises of the new Australian Indian Community Centre at Rowville on Nov. 12. After Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney, and Perth, Melbourne is now the fourth Australian city to have a Gandhi statue.

Alan Tudge (Minister for Education and Youth), Jason Wood (Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs), and Matthew Guy (Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly) accompanied Morrison to the event. Raj Kumar, the Consul General of India in Melbourne, was also present.

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