|Mahatma Gandhi's bust in Medellin|
The innauguration of the Mahatma Gandhi's bust at the Museum of Memory at Bicentenario Park will take place on May 21 2013 at 5:00 pm. The cityhall of Medellín and the Embassy ofIndia have installed the bust, with the help of the Honorary Indian Consulate in Medellín. The bust was donated by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations ICCR and was brought directly from India.
Section 8 of the Citizenship Act, 1955 provides for declaration of Intention of renouncing Indian citizenship. Any citizen of India in Colombia/Ecuador/Costa Rica, who acquires foreign citizenship should immediately renounce his Indian citizenship by making a declaration of his intention to the Embassy of India, Bogotá in the prescribed form and immediately surrender his Indian Passport to the Embassy. It may be noted that Indian Laws do not permit dual citizenship.