PM, Merkel walk around Gandhi Smriti, pay homage
November 01, 2019  21:47
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday undertook a guided tour of Gandhi Smriti in New Delhi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The prime minister received the German Chancellor in front of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi sculpted by renowned artist Ram Sutar.
Explaining the significance of the place, Modi informed Merkel that the memorial is located at the site where Mahatma Gandhi spent the last few months of his life and was assassinated on January 30, 1948.
"Took Chancellor Merkel to Gandhi Smriti in Delhi. The thoughts and principles of Mahatma Gandhi reverberate in Germany and inspire its citizens," the prime minister tweeted.
He also posted pictures of the visit.
The two then visited the museum and saw sketches and paintings made by renowned artist Upendra Maharathi and Indo-Hungarian painter Elizabeth Brunner, a student of Nandalal Bose of Santiniketan. 
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