DUBAI, 31st January, 2023 (WAM) - Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Consulate General of India in Dubai today.
Sunjay Sudhir, Ambassador of India to the UAE and Dr. Aman Puri, Consul-General of India in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, joined him in offering floral tributes. "Vaishnav Jan To" and "Raghupati Raghava" bhajans, Gandhi's favorites, were recited by Somdutta Basu. The bust, measuring 42 inches and sculpted by Naresh Kumawat, was presented by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations. The event was attended by members of the Diplomatic Community, Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awardees and representatives of Indian community organizations in Dubai and the Northern Emirates.