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Gandhi’s House In South Africa Sells For Megabucks.

In Economy, Gandhi, India, Travel on October 7, 2009 at 8:36 pm

It is being widely reported, so we are not going to repeat the story. But we did find this interesting nugget in the article – Indian Government owned Coal India Ltd lost in the bidding fray. “The matter concerns national sentiment and I will leave no stone unturned to acquire the property and declare it a national monument,” coal minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said in Delhi.

Really? Wouldn’t Gandhi have preferred that the money go to alleviating poverty? And is this the best use of taxpayer money?


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