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Gandhi and Indo-British togetherness trees Nehru, Gandhi, Indo-British togetherness

Tree: Gandhi and Indo-British togetherness trees

Erection date: 25/11/1994

Inscription

Friendship Tree (Koelreutaria paniculata or Pride of India) planted by Lord Mayor of Westminster, Angela Hooper, C.B.E. in the distinguished presence of H.E. Dr. L.M. Singhvi, High Commissioner for India in UK. To commemorate the 125th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, apostle of non violence and to mark Indo-British togetherness, 25th November 1994.

{That's the text for the tree to the east; the other plaque reads identically but Dr Singhvi did the planting in the presence of the Lord Mayor.}

Site: Nehru, Gandhi, Indo-British togetherness (2 memorials)

WC2, India Place, India House

Nearby India House is the High Commission of India.

To the north of the bust two trees have been planted each with a plaque laid into the ground.

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Mahatma Gandhi

Indian politician, instrumental in India's independence.   Born as Mohandas K...

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Councillor Angela Hooper

Served on Westminster council from 2002 until her death in 2010. She was Lord...

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Dr. L. M. Singhvi

High Commissioner for India in the UK, 1991-7: after V. K. Krishna Menon, he ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
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Nehru bust

In April 2009 this statue was beheaded, allegedly by protestors from an unaut...

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