In a surprising incident, visitors to San Francisco’s famous farmers market found that the statue of Mahatma Gandhi had glowing red eyes. Later it was found that a prankster added red lights to the eyes of the bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi near the Ferry Building.
The photos of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue are now going viral on social media.
In 1988 the bronze statue was installed and it has been vandalized multiple times with the spectacles going missing more than once. To prevent that, the city’s Arts Commission which oversees the statue and other public works of art reportedly keep some spare spectacles just in case. This time, however the addition if the red LED lights there was no other damaged caused.
Pictures of the incident went viral after one Redditor named VickyOneTime shared the images with the title, “What I can only imagine was Winston Churchill’s nightmare…”.
The photos which were not dated also showed an unidentified man climbing to the statue which is a gift from the Gandhi Memorial International organisation and adding the lights to the statue’s eyes