The UK to begin coin in celebration of Mahatma Gandhi to issue a memorial coin to mark the 150th birthday anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, told Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid.
The Pakistani-origin British finance minister told he had asked the UK’s Royal Mint to go on the coin so that the world never ignored what Gandhi taught it.
He stated this on Thursday at the annual GG2 ceremony in London to keep the British Asian success.
Javid has cut the power list published annually by the Asian Media Group (AMG), UK-based publishers after the GG2. “Tonight’s awards celebrate the 150th birthday of Mahatma Gandhi
An appropriate time to declare that I’ve invited the Royal Mint of the UK to propose a new memorial coin in his honour. We should never ignore what Gandhi taught the world,” told Javid. The UK to begin coin in celebration of Mahatma Gandhi.
“Gandhi showed us that power doesn’t come from wealth or high office. We must always remember the values he lived his life by and that our parents made with them when they visited here all these years ago,”
Added Javid, a son of a British Pakistani bus operator who has often talked of his lowly origin. Priti Patel, the Indian Origin home secretary in the Boris Johnson, led gov,
Was named the next most influential person on the 2019 GG2 power list, rising 36 places from the previous year due to her frontline-cabinet post.
Fellow Indian origin junior minister serving under Sajid Javid as the Chief Secretary to the UK Treasury, Rishi Sunak, the son-in-law of Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy, also presented it to the top 10 at No. 7. The 3rd spot on the list went to anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller, born Gina Nadira Singh to British Guyana’s former Attorney-General Doodnauth Singh.
Miller followed by London’s Pakistani-origin mayor Sadiq Khan at No. 4. The UK’s senior-most counter-terrorism officer, Neil Basu, is ranked fifth and the Nobel Prize-winner
And the director of the Royal Society, Sir Venkatraman Ramakrishnan Venky, is ranked ninth. UK-based Indian-origin businessmen Hinduja brothers–Gopichand and Srichand– took the 10th spot in this year’s list.