A pair of Mahatma Gandhi's glasses will go on sale after staff at the East Bristol Auctions, the largest auction house in South West England, found them in a plain envelope.
Spotted at the occasion were several eminent stars and filmmakers, including Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Kangana Ranaut, Jacqueline Fernandez, Imtiaz Ali, Ekta Kapoor, Anurag Basu, and Boney Kapoor.
Emiratis and Indians paid glowing tributes to Founding Father of the UAE the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and India’s Father of the Nation Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi at a function organised by the Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) Dubai, to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi and ‘The Year of Tolerance’.
As India and the world mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, which falls on Wednesday, it is not unreasonable to ask how relevant his teachings are today.
A Walk for Peace and Tolerance will be organised on Wednesday to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, which falls on Oct.2.
A life-size hologram of Mahatma Gandhi participated in a dialogue with panellists at the fourth Ahimsa lecture in Paris, organised by the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP), in cooperation with the Permanent Delegation of India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday led the nation in paying respect to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary by paying tribute to the Father of Nation at the Raj Ghat.
The postal cover also has a special postmark with the legend in English and Hindi that reads "48th National Day: United Arab Emirates."
A pair of Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi’s gold-plated glasses left in a Bristol auction house's letterbox have sold for £260,000 ($340,000). The item had been dropped off in an envelope in late July.