Legendary Indian political leader known for his non-violent style of protest GANDHI entirely handwritten post card letter offering excellent advice to a friend. This letter is dated just five months before Gandhi’s lifetime of efforts culminated in India gaining its independence. In this letter Gandhi reflects to a friend “Always sorrow and happiness chase us in pair. We cannot separate them". Superb content letter from a pivotal moment in Gandhi’s life.
Gandhi dates the letter “8-3-47” in his hand, 5 months later on August 15th, 1947 India achieved its independence. Just 10 months after this letter was mailed, Gandhi was assassinated.
CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC BY PSA/DNA EXPERT EXAMINATION. Sale includes original PSA Letter of Authenticity. GUARANTEED GENUINE - simply one of the finest GANDHI autographs available on the market. A high quality investment piece. Letter originates from the personal collection of Dr. Balvantrai N. Kanuga, Gandhi's personal long-term physician and friend.
Translation of the letter to English:
Mrudula Bahen informs about your illness. The situation is like "Who will be able to extinguish the fire burnt in the sea”. Now please take the medicines and get well soon. What would be the situation of the poor Nandubahen? Although, you all are very....
[next side].... brave. You do not lose hope so early. Always the sorrow and happiness chase us in pair. We cannot separate them.
Blessings from Bapu.
Ellis Bridge, P-6,
Postcard measures 5.5"x3.5", overall encapsulate measures 7.25"x4.25". Postcard is in great condition for its age, some smears to handwriting likely contemporary to the cards writing, postmarking, and overall toning.
Sold as is, as shown.
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