Vijay Mallya bought gandhis specks from UK auction

The Indian government  procured the five personal articles of Mahatma Gandhi at a New York auction through the services of industrialist Vijay Mallya as it could not bid directly because of a stay order of the Delhi High Court,” culture minister Ambika Soni said . 

Mallya’s representative was in constant touch with us. He bought the items in conjunction with the government . Hours after high drama and frenzied bidding, Mahatma Gandhi’s personal belongings were bought for USD 1.8 million by Vijay Mallya . Just before the auction, owner of the items James Otis had agreed to withdraw them from the auction but the auction house did not agree


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