Babu’s Spinning Wheel Sold for £110,000 at an Auction in UK

November 06 08:56 2013

gandhiLondon, November 6 – At an auction in United Kingdom, ‘charkha’ of Bapu was sold for a massive £110,000 just a day ago. During the ‘Quit India Movement’, the great Indian leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi had used this charkha in Yerwada Jail, Pune. The received amount of £110,000 is almost twice the anticipated costs.

Apart from the spinning wheel, his last will, which was drafted in Gujarati language at Sabarmati Ashram, got £20,000 when sold at a specialist sale. Identity of the bidder has not been revealed but it is said to be given in safe hands.