India's Modi to Mark Gandhi's Historic South African Ride

July 9, 2016 6:48 AM

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to mark a historic train journey by Indian independence leader Mohandas K. Gandhi during the final day of his South African visit.

Modi's ride will commemorate the incident in which a young Gandhi in 1893 was ejected from a South African train when he refused an order to move from a first-class carriage because of his race.

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