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PHOTOS: Gandhi Joins Mandela And Churchill At London's Parliament Square

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 16: A statue of Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi is pictured in Parliament Square on March 16, 2015 in London, England. The 2.7m bronze statue was unveiled in a ceremony at the weekend attended by Prime Minister David Cameron and marks 100 years since Gandhi returned to India from South Africa to start his struggle for independence from British colonial rule. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

London — Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, along with other dignitaries including British Prime Minister David Cameron and Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, unveil a historic bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in London over the weekend. Bachchan, 72, also read out an excerpt from Gandhi's 'The World of Tomorrow'.

Gandhi's statue joins the figures of many prominent world leaders at London's Parliament Square like former British prime minister Winston Churchill and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela.

Here are the photos:

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