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Nehru bust

Nehru, Gandhi, Indo-British togetherness Nehru bust

Erection date: 1968

Inscription

{The plinth of the bust is inscribed:}
Jawaharlal Nehru, 1889 - 1964

In April 2009 this statue was beheaded, allegedly by protestors from an unauthorized Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam demonstration.

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.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Nehru bust

Subjects commemorated Information

Jawaharlal Nehru

First Prime Minister of independent India. Born Allahabad, India. Father of M...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Nehru bust

Created by Information

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

Also at this site Information

Gandhi and Indo-British togetherness trees

Friendship Tree (Koelreutaria paniculata or Pride of India) planted by Lord M...

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