Mahatma Gandhi Memorials in Belgium
There are two Memorials of Mahatma Gandhi in Belgium.
(i) At Park Marie Josee in the Commune of Molenbeek, Brussels:
Park Marie Josee in the Commune of Molenbeek in Brussels houses one of the oldest statues of Mahatma Gandhi in Europe. The statue, sculpted by the renowned Belgian artist Rene Cliquet, was installed in 1969 to mark the 100th Birth Anniversary of Gandhiji. Gandhi Jayanti is commemorated every year at the Memorial. A road at Molenbeek in Brussels –Avenue Mahatma Gandhi-- has also been named after the Mahatma.
(ii) At Antwerp Provincial Gardens, Antwerp:
The statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Antwerp Provincial Gardens at Antwerp in Belgium was inaugurated by the then EAM, H.E. Mr. Salman Khushid, on January 30, 2013 in the presence of Antwerp Governor, Ms. Cathy Berx.