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Hardeep Singh Kohli on Mahatma Gandhi and London visit

4 July 2014 Last updated at 09:36 BST

The life of the man, who is known as the Father of India, and his role in history is examined by the comedian and broadcaster Hardeep Singh Kohli.

He spoke to Daily Politics reporter Giles Dilnot, as they looked back on how Mahatma Gandhi visited London's East End, and his promotion of non-violence as British colonial rule came to an end in India.

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