BBC RADIO 4: Westminster Abbey, Gay Sikhs and Gandhi Statue

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Release date: 20/10/2019

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And should a statue of Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi be erected in front of Manchester Cathedral? The statue is set to be put up in November but now some students at Manchester University say the decision should be reversed because of his "well-documented anti-black racism." Supporters of the statue say criticisms of Gandhi are too limited in view and the statue is an important message of peace for the city. William hears opposing views from Professor Meena Dhanda and Professor Anindita Ghosh.

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Title Westminster Abbey, Gay Sikhs and Gandhi Statue
Media name/outletBBC Radio 4
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date20/10/19
DescriptionAnd should a statue of Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi be erected in front of Manchester Cathedral? The statue is set to be put up in November but now some students at Manchester University say the decision should be reversed because of his "well-documented anti-black racism." Supporters of the statue say criticisms of Gandhi are too limited in view and the statue is an important message of peace for the city. William hears opposing views from Professor Meena Dhanda and Professor Anindita Ghosh.
URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0009jdl
PersonsAnindita Ghosh