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    Remembering Gandhi

    by Nicole Fruge posted January 31, 2012
    An Indian student with his face painted participates in a march for peace and communal harmony to mark the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's death in Mumbai, India. Gandhi was assassinated by a Hindu nationalist 64 years ago on Jan. 30, 1948. —Rajanish Kakade/AP

    An Indian student with his face painted participates in a march for peace and communal harmony to mark the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's death in Mumbai, India. Gandhi was assassinated by a Hindu nationalist 64 years ago on Jan. 30, 1948. —Rajanish Kakade/AP

    Indian school children, dressed as Mahatma Gandhi, arrive on a bus before attempting to break the world record for the most Gandhi look-alikes in Kolkata, India. Local non-government organizations put on the event and a total of 485 children took part in the rally to promote his ideology of non-violence. —Bikas Das/AP

    Indian school children, dressed as Mahatma Gandhi, arrive on a bus before attempting to break the world record for the most Gandhi look-alikes in Kolkata, India. Local non-government organizations put on the event and a total of 485 children took part in the rally to promote his ideology of non-violence. —Bikas Das/AP

    Nearly 500 school boys, dressed as Mahatma Gandhi, made the Guinness Book of World Records as they marched for peace in Kolkata, India. The 64th anniversary of Gandhi’s death was also observed with prayers, a wreath-laying ceremony, and two minutes of silence.

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