Still fewer know that America is the only country where the Mahatma's
ashes are enshrined at the Lake Shrine run by Paramahansa Yogananda's
followers in Los Angeles.
And now the UCLA (the University of California, Los Angeles)
has become the first American university to have a full-fledged
Indian History Chair dedicated to promoting Gandhian and Indian
thought. ....Read More
- WINNIPEG, AUGUST 30, 2004: Statue
of Mahatma to Winnipeg museum was presented
by Indian government
Mahatma Gandhi's long walk through history has paused in an
unlikely spot the central Canadian prairie city of Winnipeg.
A life-size statue of Mahatma, complete with his signature walking
cane, has arrived in central Canada to become the showpiece
of a new Museum for Human Rights.
The 500-kg (1,100-pound) bronze statue created by Ram Vanji
Sutar, whose sculptures of Gandhi are displayed around the world,
was presented by the Indian government and is the museum's first
"Gandhi is first on the list of the greatest people involved
in the human rights movement... Read