GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF CULTURE LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION No.693 TO BE ANSWERED ON 23.07.2018
VEER SAVARKAR MEMORIAL IN FRANCE No.693.
SHRIMATI POONAM MAHAJAN:
Will the Minister of CULTURE be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Government proposes to construct Veer Savarkar’s Memorial at Marseilles in France;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) the time by which it is likely to be constructed;
(d) whether the Government of France has earmarked land for the construction of the said memorial; and
(e) if so, the details thereof?ANSWER MINISTER OF STATE (I/C) FOR CULTURE AND MINISTER OF STATE FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOREST AND CLIMATE CHANGE DR. MAHESH SHARMA
(a) to (e): The Ministry of Culture has not received any proposal for construction of Veer Savarkar’s Memorial at Marseilles in France. As per information available with the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of France has not earmarked land for the construction of the said memorial.