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Indian boys aim for world record as Gandhi lookalikes

Some 485 boys dress as Mahatma Gandhi at Calcutta peace rally, in bid to create new world record

Indian boys aim for world record as Gandhi lookalikes
An under-privileged Indian child dresses as Mahatma Gandhi (All images courtesy of Getty Images)
Indian boys aim for world record as Gandhi lookalikes
Some 485 children participated in the event promoting the Gandhian ideology of nonviolence on the eve of the anniversary of his death
Indian boys aim for world record as Gandhi lookalikes
The children walked for half a kilometre at Mayo Road in central Kolkata during the peace march
Indian boys aim for world record as Gandhi lookalikes
Monday marked the 64th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
Indian boys aim for world record as Gandhi lookalikes
India held a two-minute silence in memory of its founding father
Indian boys aim for world record as Gandhi lookalikes
President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh led the country in paying homage to the Father of the Nation