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Mahatma Gandhi bust

Μαχάτμα Γκάντι (3)n Μαχάτμα Γκάντι (9)n

Artist: Unknown

Location: Nehru Avenue, next to the Cyprus Parliament, Nicosia. Nicosia district

Material: Brass

Dimensions: 181 cm (in height) x 161 cm (max. width) cm x 87 cm

Category: International relations, Non-Aligned Movement

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

The initiative for the bust was taken by the Government of India and was donated to the Government of Cyprus. The unveiling took place on July 10th 1972.

Selected sources:
~ Αγών (Agon), June 29, 1972, p. 1.
~ Αγών (Agon), July 11, 1972, p. 1.
~ Πατρίς (Patris), July 13, 1972, p. 3.
~ Matthopoulou, Evangelia. 2012. «Μνημεία, Προτομές και Ανδριάντες στο Δήμο Λευκωσίας» (“Monuments, busts and statues in Nicosia Municipality”), Φιλολογική Κύπρος 2009-2011 (Philoloyiki Kypros 2009-2011), Nicosia: Hellenic Intellectual Association of Cyprus.