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'Sinly yours': India displays rare Gandhi letters

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A rare collection of letters between Indian independence icon Mahatma Gandhi and a South African bodybuilder with whom he shared a close relationship went on display in New Delhi on Wednesday. 

An Indian worker pays his respects to Mahatma Gandhi in Amritsar on January 30, 2013. A rare collection of letters between the Indian independence icon and a South African bodybuilder with whom he shared a close relationship have gone on display in New Delhi.

The bond between Gandhi and Hermann Kallenbach has been a subject of speculation and gossip for years owing to their closeness, with previously published correspondence suggesting they may have had a physical relationship.

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