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Royal Family Collection Mahatma Gandhi's Personal Collection

Royal Family Collection
Mahatma Gandhi's Personal Collection

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Royal Family Collection
Mahatma Gandhi's Personal Collection

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  • Historically important metal food bowl, two wooden spoons and a wooden fork owned by Mahatma Gandhi, "Father of the Nation"
  • Used during his incarceration at Aga Kahn Palace in Pune, as well as at Palm Bun house, Juhu Beach, Mumbai
  • Provenance from shipping magnate Sumati Morajee, owner of Palm Bun house, who cared for Gandhi while there
  • Metal Food Bowl:Height: 2.5 inches, Circumference: 8 inches
  • Wooden Fork and Spoons:Length 6.5 inches

Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948), commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi or Bapu (Father of Nation), was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing non-violent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for non-violence, civil rights, and freedom across the world.

Gandhi is known in India as the Father of the Nation; his birthday, 2 October, is commemorated there as Gandhi Jayanti, a national holiday, and world-wide as the International Day of Non-Violence.

His philosophy was not theoretical but one of pragmatism, that is, practicing his principles in the moment. Asked to give a message to the people, he would respond, "My life is my message".

Gandhi was assassinated on 30 January 1948 while he was walking to a platform from which he was to address a prayer meeting.

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