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PM Modi pays homage at Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in London

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London: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at his statue at the Parliament Square here.

“At the heart of London, in the middle of Parliament Square, Bapu is immortalised.The 2 PMs pay homage to the Mahatma,” tweeted Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Vikas Swarup.

Prime Minister Modi and his British counterpart David Cameron also witnessed a fly-past by the Red Arrows, the aerobatics display team of the Royal Air Force, over Gandhi’s statue.

“#IndiaUK relatns flying high. The tricolour lights up the London skies in a special fly past by the Royal Air Force,” said Swarup in another tweet.

Prime Minister, who arrived here today on a three-day visit to Britain, earlier thanked Cameron for supporting India’s bid for permanent membership of the UN Security Council. (ANI)