About Mahatma Gandhi Memorial
Mahatma Gandhi Memorial is a Gandhi memorial located along Race Course Lane in Little India. Located behind the Broadway Hotel, the memorial commemorates his efforts in gaining India's independence.
There are Mahatma Gandhi Memorials all over the world. These are built by the Indian community to honour Gandhi. The memorial in Singapore has two interesting facts associated with it:
- Its funding was led by prominent members of Singapore Indian society such as P. Govindasamy Pillai.
- It was to commemorate independent India's Prime Minister's visit to Singapore in 1950.
The Mahatma Gandhi Memorial houses the Hindi Society Singapore as well as a library.