A pair of iconic spectacles belonging to Mahatma Gandhi, a blade of grass and soil stained with his blood, and an autographed prayer book are among the 24 items which will be brought here.
Mullock`s, which often auctions objects related to Indian heritage, said the Gandhi memorabilia to go under the hammer
is likely to get Rs 85 lakh.
Mahatma Gandhi memorabilia fetched over Rs 23 lakh at an auction in the US.
In a bid to preserve memorabilia
of Mahatma Gandhi from going under the hammer, the Govt has set up a committee to examine articles like his works and
manuscripts coming up for auctions.
A bronze statue of a seated Buddhist deity presented by Mahatma Gandhi to his Irish friend Emma Harker will go on sale here on Tuesday.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium