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Mahatma Gandhi's Grandson Joins Anti-graft Party To Contest General Elections
Xinhua news agency reports sources as saying Friday that Rajmohan will be up against former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit's son Sandeep of India's ruling Congress party.
The 78-year-old Rajmohan, the oldest son of Mahatma Gandhi's youngest son Devadas, is a leading academic and author.
In 1989, he contested in elections against former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as a Janata Dal candidate from Amethi but was not successful.
Mahatma Gandhi took the reins of the Congress party in 1920 and is famous worldwide for practicing non-violent civil disobedience to lead India to independence from Britain in 1947.
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