PM Modi Unveils Bust of Mahatma Gandhi During G7 Summit in Hiroshima
International Desk, 20 May: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a bust of Mahatma Gandhi on Saturday in Hiroshima of Japan where he is currently on an official visit.
On Twitter, Prime Minister Modi posted a photo of himself paying tributes before the bust of Mahatma Gandhi as popularly known as the “father of the nation.” He also paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi.
Along with the picture, the Prime Minister wrote, “Unveiled Mahatma Gandhi’s bust in Hiroshima. This bust in Hiroshima gives a very important message.”
“The Gandhian ideals of peace and harmony reverberate globally and give strength to millions,” he further added.
It should be mentioned that PM Modi travelled to Hiroshima, Japan on Friday to attend the G7 conference at the request of Japanese PM Fumio Kishida.
After revealing the bust of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Modi addressed the media and claimed that even today people still experience fear when they hear the term “Hiroshima.” He said, “I got the opportunity to unveil a bust of Mahatma Gandhi during my visit to Japan for the G7 Summit. The bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Hiroshima will take forward the idea of non-violence.”
“It is a great moment for me to know that the Bodhi tree that I gifted to the Japanese PM has been planted here in Hiroshima so that people can understand the importance of peace when they come here. I pay my respect to Mahatma Gandhi,” he also added.