Photos: 14 rare and must see images of Mahatma Gandhi

 Photos: 14 rare and must see images of Mahatma Gandhi

Rare image of Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 - 1948), taken in 1945. Getty Images

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 - 1948) leaves the home of Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876 - 1948, left), founder of the Muslim League, en route to the Viceroy's Lodge in Delhi, 24th November 1939. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi leaves the home of Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876 - 1948)  founder of the Muslim League en route to the Viceroy's Lodge in Delhi. Getty Images

Indian statesman and nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 - 1948) talks to women of Darwen, Lancashire during his visit to England.   (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi talks to women of Darwen, Lancashire during his visit to England. Getty Images

Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 - 1948), Indian Congress Leader and representative of the Indian Nationals, leaves the Friends' Meeting House, Euston Road, after attending the Round Table Conference on Indian constitutional reform.   (Photo by Douglas Miller/Getty Images)

Crowd flanked Mahatma Gandhi when he left the Friends' Meeting House, Euston Road, after attending the Round Table Conference on Indian constitutional reform. Getty Images

Indian nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi) leaving Maor Ville, his Simla residence, during the Leaders Conference.  He is helped to his car by his doctor Sushelia Nayyer, right, and Susila Ben, left, and accompanied by his private secretary Mr Piare Lal.   (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

In this photo, Mahatma Gandhi is seen leaving Maor Ville, his Simla residence, during the Leaders Conference. He is helped to his car by his doctor Sushelia Nayyer, right, and Susila Ben, left, and accompanied by his private secretary Mr Piare Lal. Getty Images

Indian political and spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi), centre, and his wife meet film actor Charlie Chaplin at the home of Dr Katral in Canning Town, east London.  Original Publication: People Disc - HD0266   (Photo by London Express/Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba meet Charlie Chaplin at the home of Dr Katral in Canning Town, east London. Getty Images

Indian political and spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 - 1948) at Boulogne station with Mrs Sarojini Naidu, on the way to England to attend the Round Table Conference as the representative of the Indian Nationals.  Original Publication: People Disc - HD0265   (Photo by Douglas Miller/Getty Images)

Accompanied by Mrs Sarojini Naidu, Mahatma Gandhi is pictured at Boulogne station, on the way to England to attend the Round Table Conference as the representative of Indian citizens. Getty Images

The Indian Nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 - 1948) meets the Viceroy of India Lord Mountbatten (1900 - 1979) and his wife, at the Viceroy's House in New Delhi.    (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

The Viceroy of India Lord Mountbatten (1900 - 1979) and his wife meet Mahatma Gandhi at the Viceroy's House in New Delhi. Getty Images

Indian statesmen Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 - 1948) and Jawaharlal Nehru (1869 - 1964) (left), known as Pandit Nehru, in conversation at the All-India Congress committee meeting at Bombay.   (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi and Pandit Nehru chat at the All-India Congress committee meeting at Bombay. Getty Images

27th August 1940:  Indian nationalist leader and thinker Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi) on his way by rickshaw to the Viceregal Lodge to meet the Viceroy of India.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi takes a rickshaw on his way by rickshaw to the Viceregal Lodge to meet the Viceroy of India as people throng to catch a glimpse of him. Getty Images

1931:  Indian thinker, statesman and nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 - 1948), and George Lansbury (1859 - 1940) with a group of London children.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi and George Lansbury (1859 - 1940) grin as they pose with a group of children in London, in 1931. Getty Images

9th June 1925:  Indian Nationalist leader Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1869 - 1948) at a spinning wheel during a 'Charlea' demonstration in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Mahatma Gandhi at the spinning wheel--which went on to become iconic and a symbol of self reliance--during a 'Charlea' demonstration in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh. Getty Images

22nd September 1931:  An admiring East End crowd gathers to witness the arrival of Mahatma Gandhi (Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi), in Canning Town, East London, as he calls upon Charlie Chaplin. Gandhi is in England in his capacity as leader of the Indian National Congress attending the London Round Table Conference on Indian constitutional reform.  (Photo by London Express/Getty Images)

An admiring East End crowd gathers to witness the arrival of Mahatma Gandhi on September 22, 1931 in East London, as he calls upon Charlie Chaplin. Getty Images

Premier of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek (1887-1975) with his wife, Soong May-ling (1898-2003), stand either side of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) after a meeting between Chiang Kai-shek and Gandhi to discuss matters of common concern to both India and China, in India, circa 1930. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Premier of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek (1887-1975) with his wife, Soong May-ling (1898-2003), stand either side of Mahatma Gandhi after a meeting between Chiang Kai-shek and Gandhi to discuss matters of common concern to both India and China, in India, circa 1930. Getty Images

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Updated Date: Oct 02, 2014 17:14:00 IST