Mahatma Gandhi's statue removed from University of Ghana


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  • The statue of Mahatma Gandhi has been removed from the University of Ghana
  • This University one of the most prestigious universities in the country after large-scale student protests took place for the removal of the statue.
  • Condemning Mahatma Gandhi for being racist against black Africans, the students and lecturers had petitioned the removal of his statue. 
  • The petition had called Gandhi "racist" and demanded that African heroes be put first.
  • India's former president Pranab Mukherjee had unveiled the Mahatma Gandhi's statue at the University of Ghana in 2016, as a symbol of cordial relations between the two nations. 




Mahatma Gandhi's statue removed from University of Ghana Mahatma Gandhi's statue removed from University of Ghana Reviewed by The Hindu Current Affairs on December 15, 2018 Rating: 5

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