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Deal Rejected, Gandhi's Possessions Up For Auction

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Deal Rejected, Gandhi's Possessions Up For Auction

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Deal Rejected, Gandhi's Possessions Up For Auction

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Five items that once belonged to Mohandas K. Gandhi are scheduled to be auctioned in New York on Thursday. Robert Atkinson hide caption

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Five items that once belonged to Mohandas K. Gandhi are scheduled to be auctioned in New York on Thursday.

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A sterling silver pocket watch. Wire rim spectacles. A pair of sandals and a brass bowl and plate.

Five items that once belonged to Mohandas K. Gandhi are scheduled to be auctioned in New York on Thursday afternoon. The Indian government has rejected a proposal by the owner of the items which would have canceled the auction.

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