Navy sailors participate in a ceremony at Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi, on the anniversary of his death in New Delhi, India. Gandhi was shot and killed on January 30 1948 by Nathuram Godse.
An Indian school student dressed as Mahatma Gandhi is among those taking part in state formation day celebrations in Hyderabad in India on Friday.
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Children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi gather in Chennai to mark the anniversary of the birth of India’s political and spiritual leader
An Indian civic worker cleans a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Mumbai ahead of the 144th anniversary of his birth. India celebrates Gandhi’s birthday with prayers and social activities as a mark of respect to the country’s spiritual and political leader who led India to independence from Britain in 1947