India’s Modi pays homage to Gandhi in South Africa


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  • Sunday, 10 Jul 2016

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks outside from a train window at the Railway station in Pietermaritzburg on July 9, 2016. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 9 followed in Mahatma Gandhi's footsteps in South Africa, where the liberation hero forged his famed policy of non-violent civil disobedience. - AFP

DURBAN, South Africa: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday followed in Mahatma Gandhi’s footsteps in South Africa, where the liberation hero forged his famed policy of non-violent civil disobedience.

Modi is on the second leg of a five-day African trip which began in Mozambique and will also take him to Tanzania and Kenya -- an itinerary designed to underline India’s growing engagement with the continent.

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