Mahatma Gandhi 75th Anniversary

An event was held in Parliament Square to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination on 30 January 1948 and Martyrs’ Day worldwide. Before the ceremony began the crowd gathered. Several tributes were paid throughout the ceremony.

Chatting with the High commissioner for India Mr Vikram K Doraiswami










Laying a wreath on behalf of Civil Society:
















With Lord Meghnad Desai who set up the organisation to fund a statue of Gandhi in parliament square on 14 March 2015









We had a minutes’ silence to remember the day Gandhiji was assassinated 75 years ago











With Peers and MPs











The Indian High Commissioner speaking












With Virendra Sharma MP