Mahatma Gandhi’s Statue Unveiled at Brigade Gateway Campus
The statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled by Shri. Gopalkrishna Gandhi the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi on 30th January 2015 at Brigade Gateway campus. Padma Vibhushan Dr. K. Kasturirangan and M. R. Jaishankar, CMD of Brigade Group presided over the occasion.
Over a 1000 people witnessed the unveiling ceremony. Commenting on the unveiling of the statue, Mr. M. R. Jaishankar, Chairman and Managing Director, Brigade Group, said, The installation of Mahatma Gandhi’s statute at the iconic Brigade Gateway campus is our humble tribute to Mahatma Gandhiji, who united millions of Indians and led them to achieve the impossible. While the world is shaken by acts of violence and hatred, we feel it is time for us to follow the principles of non-violence that Mahatma Gandhi preached and practiced. Speaking at the unveiling ceremony, Shri. Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi said, "Mahatma Gandhi said no to violence and hatred. People have to remember him as a man of courage. Gandhiji always stood with the weak and gave them assurance and this is secularism. Gandhi belongs to a place where he is believed. He is believed here today."