PM Narendra Modi Unveils a Plaque Commemorating Mahatma Gandhi in Singapore

PM Modi Unveils a plaque commemortating Mahatma Gandhi in Singapore

Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Singapore’s Former Premier Mr. Goh Chok Tong jointly unveiled a plaque dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi at the site where his ashes were immersed at Clifford Pier.

After the unveiling, the attendees were gifted Gandhi’s picture carved in gold leaf and framed in table-top. More than 250 members of the Indian Diaspora led by Emeritus Minister Goh Chok Tong joined the ceremony. In 1948, when Gandhi died, his ashes were sent to various parts of the world, including Singapore where the ashes were immersed in the water followed by planes showering flowers and petals. Clifford Pier is now a heritage landmark in the Fullerton Hotel Complex. PM Modi is on the last leg of his 3-nation tour. He earlier visited Indonesia and Malaysia followed by Singapore.

Modi interacted with the local representatives and then headed to meet US Defence Minister James Mattis who is there to attend the Shangri-La Dialogue, an annual security meet. He also visited the National Orchid Garden in the city where an orchid has been named after him.

Followed by this, PM Modi paid a visit to the Chulia Mosque and then prayed at Shri Mariamman temple. From there he went to visit the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum. Modi posted a series of tweets from his visit:



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