London: Parliament square have received a boost with a big donation of 200,000 in pounds for the plans for erecting a statue of Mahatma Gandhi from Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy.The donation goes a long distance in meeting the long target for Gandhi Statue Memorial Trust, a charity that was set up by the economist named as Lord Meghnad Desai of commissioning.
Mahatma Gandhi was someone who demonstrated the tremendous power of leadership by example. His courage and commitment are an inspiration and I am delighted that his statue will stand in such a respected setting,” PTI has quoted Mr. Murthy as saying. The charity, on earlier this month stated that it has raised the amount of 500,000 pounds.
The money donated by Mr.Murthy made it possible to meet the target and it had helped in installing and unveiling the Gandhi Statue soon.