UK Considering A Coin To Commemorate Mahatma Gandhi

UK Considering A Coin To Commemorate Mahatma Gandhi

“RMAC is the currently considering a coin to commemorate Gandhi”, the UK Treasury said. (File)

Britain is the considering minting a coin to commemorate independence hero Mahatma Gandhi, the Treasury said on Saturday, amid growing interest into recognizing the contributions of minorities.

British Finance Minister Rishi Sunak asked the Royal Mint Advisory Committee (RMAC) to pursue recognition of Black, Asian and other minority individuals, the Treasury said.

“RMAC is the currently considering a coin to commemorate Gandhi”, the UK Treasury said into an emailed statement.