Video: Drama at Gandhi auction

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  Frenzy over New York auction of Gandhi items  

Despite Indian government objections, a handful of Mahatma Gandhi’s personal possessions have gone under the hammer in New York. In life, the Indian independence leader shunned the material world. But his meagre personal possessions 
have created a frenzy.

Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports on the items that were bought for $1.8m by an Indian businessman.


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