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Making of a Mahatma

Kolkata-based artist Monty Paul has almost finished making a statue of Mahatma Gandhi which will be unveiled on 2nd October as part of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations. Photo essay by Partha Paul

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Kolkata-based artist Monty Paul has almost finished making a statue of Mahatma Gandhi which will be unveiled on 2nd October as part of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

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Paul and his assistant are busy giving final touches to the statue which will be placed at IIT Kharagpur. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

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The statue has been made using fiber glass. Other than Gandhi, Paul and his team is also making statues of freedom fighters including Subhash Chandra Bose. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi, is regarded as the Father of Nation. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

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Gandhi was a social reformist and leader of Indian Independence Movement who introduced the idea of non-violent resistance called Satyagraha. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

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Gandhi organised the Dandi Salt March in 1930 and Quit India Movement in 1942. He also worked for the upliftment of untouchables and have them a new name 'Harijan' meaning the children of God. (Express photo by Partha Paul)