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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, gestures as he talks with Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter, Tara Gandhi, during a visit to a museum dedicated to the Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi, India, Monday, July 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, gestures as he talks with Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter, Tara Gandhi, during a visit to a museum dedicated to the Indian independence hero Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi, India, Monday, July 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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** FILE ** Mahatma Gandhi is seen in 1948 with two of his disciples. A state in western India has banned author Joseph Lelyveld's new book, which some reports have said indicates Gandhi had a gay lover. (Associated Press)

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Indian women offer prayers for a gang-rape victim at the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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Indian women offer prayers for a gang-rape victim at the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

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Dignitaries including Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (fifth from right), D.C. Democrat; Christine Chavez (sixth from right,), the granddaughter of Cesar Chavez; Arun Gandhi (fifth from right), the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi; Harry Johnson (right), president and CEO of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Project; and Marc Morial (second from right), president of the National Urban League, lead a candlelight vigil at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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PHOTOGRAPHS PROVIDED BY AMRAPALI MEDIA VISION Diminutive actor Raghubir Yadav plays Adolf Hitler in the Indian movie "Dear Friend Hitler," based on two letters Mahatma Gandhi wrote to the Fuhrer beseeching him to avoid war. Avijit Dutt plays Gandhi.

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FILE - In this undated file photo, Mahatma Gandhi smiles aboard the S.S. Rajputana en route to the Second Round Table Conference on Dominion Status for India, (September - December 1931) in London. A state in western India banned Pulitzer-Prize winning author Joseph Lelyveld's new book about Mahatma Gandhi on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, after reviews saying it hints that the father of India's independence had a homosexual relationship. (AP Photo/James A. Mills, File)

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Book cover image of Joseph Lelyveld's "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India" (Associated Press/Knopf)

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Mahatma Gandhi is seen traveling to London by ship in 1931 for a conference on dominion status for India. A new book, "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India," has caused an uproar because reports about the book, not yet available in India, claim it indicates Gandhi had a gay lover. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Mahatma Gandhi is seen in 1948 with two of his disciples. A state in western India has banned author Joseph Lelyveld's new book, which some reports have said indicates Gandhi had a gay lover. (Associated Press)

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In this book cover image released by Knopf, "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle With India", by Joseph Lelyveld, is shown. (AP Photo/Knopf)