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PM Modi speaks to Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson who lives in an old age home

NEW DELHI || Soon after reports of Mahatma Gandhi’s 87-year-old grand son Kanubhai Gandhi spread, prime minister Narendra Modi asked culture minister Mahesh Sharma to go and call on him. While Sharma went and met Gandhi and his wife Dr Shiva Laxmi at the old age home, Modi also spoke to Kanubhai over the cell phone.

gandBoth spoke in Gujarati and a meeting between the two is soon likely. The Gandhi’s returned to India in 2014 after a 40-year stint. The MIT graduate is the eldest son of Mahatma Gandhi’s third son Ramdas. He has also worked for NASA and the US Defence department.