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Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren tries his hands on a spinning wheel after paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary, at Bapu Vatika in Ranchi.

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Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad unveils a 'digital charkha' to mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in New Delhi.

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School students celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary at Gandhi Ashram, in Ahmedabad.

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Man Sham Lal, a follower of Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy, along with his wife and son spin cotton thread on a traditional 'charkha', to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, in Amritsar.

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A visitor clicks picture of a huge charkha, made from plastic waste, which has been installed by the Noida authority to mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, in Sector 94 of Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

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Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat tries his hand on a spinning wheel or charkha', during his visit to Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu assist Sara Netanyahu after she tried a traditional 'charkha' or spinning wheel during their visit to Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

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UAE's Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan tries his hand on a spinning wheel or 'charkha', at Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad.

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Seychelles President Danny Faure tries his hand on a spinning wheel or charkha', at Gandhi Ashram in Ahmadabad. Danny Faure is on a six-day visit to India.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's son Xavier tries his hands on a spinning wheel as his mother, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, father Justin Trudeau, brother Hadrien, left, and sister Ella-Grace watch him during their visit to Sabarmati Ashram or Mahatma Gandhi Ashram in Ahmadabad.

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Bihar Chief Minister Ntish Kumar looking charkha during International Rajgir Mahotsav in Rajgir.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis spinning Charkha after paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary, at 'Bapu Kuti" in Sewagram in Wardha district.

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President Ramnath Kovind, along with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Dy CM Nitin Patel, watching the spinning of cotton on a Charkha, during his visit to Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad.

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Actress Huma Qureshi spins a charkha during her visit to Gandhi Ashram to promote her upcoming film "Partition 1947", in Ahmedabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi spins the 'charkha' at the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad.

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MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra, Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma and others standing near a larger-than-life steel 'Charkha' ahead of its unveiling at Palika Bazaar Park in Connaught Place, New Delhi.

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