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Postcard signed by Mahatma Gandhi auctioned for USD 20,000 in US

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

A 1924 signed by has been sold for USD 20,233 in an auction in the

The postal card penned on both sides and signed "M. K. Gandhi," dated November 30, 1924 was written to Annie Besant, a woman of Irish-origin who became a of the Indian freedom movement.

The bidding for the ended on June 13.

"I thank you for your letter. My son Devdas leaves tonight. Pray do not worry about his expenses. He will deem it an honour to be your guest. Jamnadas gave me the Khadar towel sent by you. I shall treasure the gift: spinning is exceedingly good," Gandhi wrote in the

"I have already discussed with the the arrangements abt your board + lodging in The secretary's name is Belgaum so please let me know your special requirements. I know that Mr is most anxious to make you comfortable. The account of spinning + weaving organised by Mme de Mangiardi is most interesting," he wrote.

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First Published: Fri, June 15 2018. 00:55 IST