MUMBAI – Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan will attend the unveiling of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in London’s Parliament Square this Saturday, Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.
“We are delighted that @SrBachchan will read at the unveiling of the #GandhiStatue on Saturday,” the UK’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) wrote on Twitter.
Bachchan, 72, retweeted the post.
Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will unveil the bronze statue.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Gandhi’s return from South Africa to India to start the freedom movement. – Bernama