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Indian children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi wait for the start of a rally against violence to mark his 143rd birthday on Oct. 2, 2012.
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Schoolchildren dressed as Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba Gandhi take part in rehearsals for the celebration of his birth in India.
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A worker colors a statue on the eve of Gandhi's birthday at the State Legislative Assembly in Bhubaneswar, India.
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Indian school children carry the national flag while participating in an event to mark Gandhi's birthday.
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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pays floral tributes to the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi.
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An Indian man and children wait for the start of a rally against violence to mark the Gandhi's birthday in Ahmadabad, India.
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A worker sprays water on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the eve of his birthday at Gandhi Park in Bhubaneswar, India.
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Indian President Pranab Mukherjee lays flowers in tribute to the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi.
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