Honor of “Father of the Nation” Mahatma Gandhi, Calcutta – India

Quite an original way to express… Indians decided to honor the “father of the nation” Mahatma Gandhi. In Calcutta,March held by 485 boys who were between the ages of 10 and 16 years old, dressed and made-up under an ideologue of India’s independence.1. Nearly 500 Indian students have established a kind of achievement, entered in the Guinness Book of Records, having marched through the city Kolkata (Calcutta)  the east of the country, dressed and made-up like Mahatma Gandhi.
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2. Procession of the “little Gandhi” was held in conjunction with the 64th anniversary of the tragic death of the Mahatma, who was shot in New Delhi January 30, 1948 by a Hindu fanatic.

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3. In addition, the record became a part of celebrations of Republic Day, which marks India in late January.

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4. “Little Gandhi” dressed in white clothes with flesh-colored hats and, of course, branded glasses in a metal frame. In addition, students pasted (and some painted) white mustache.

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5. Results in a march held on Sunday,it was attended by 485 boys.

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6. Under the slogan “Get up!” (Rise Up!) Children between the ages of 10 to 16 years have passed about a mile from the city center from the statue of the leader of the Indian national liberation movement of Mahatma Gandhi.

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7.  Gandhi had become a reminder of the Salt campaign against the colonial government which was held by Gandhi in 1930.

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8. The rally in Calcutta, was followed by representatives of Guinness World Records, who counted the number of marchers and officially registered the record. Previous similar record was set in June 2010, when on the street, 255 children came out dressed as Gandhi.

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9. Mahatma Gandhi, whom  India  revered as the “Father of the Nation”, was killed on January 30, 1948 in New Delhi. During the investigation, it was found that he was the victim of a conspiracy.

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