• Short Summary

    At present under construction is a new memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, best known of India's spiritual leaders.

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    At present under construction is a new memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, best known of India's spiritual leaders. The memorial site is at Raj Ghat, Delhi, the place where Gandhi was cremated after his assasination in Jan. 1948.

    A temporary memorial, consisting of a concrete platform surrounded by a grass lawns, at Raj Ghat, still serves as a shrine where his followers gather and pay their respects to the "father of the Indian people".

    Expected to be ready in about two years time, the new memorial will be decorated with scenes from the great man's life.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5S35VYRYVWCHSLIO47JLMHWPG
    Media URN:
    VLVA5S35VYRYVWCHSLIO47JLMHWPG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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