Florida: Former President A P J Abdul Kalam will unveil a statue of Mahatma Gandhi and dedicate a memorial built by an association of Keralites on Tuesday on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

The memorial and the statue is built by Kerala Samajam at a cost of USD 49,000, a statement said. Kalam will unveil the memorial and statue at Falcom Lia Park, it said, adding Florida Mayor Judy Paul will also attend the function.

Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of the "Father of the Nation", who was born on October 2, 1869. The construction of the statue was conducted by Big Statue, a famous sculpturing company.


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