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Photos: Gandhi impersonators break world record

Updated 0237 GMT (1037 HKT) October 3, 2012
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Some 1,000 Indian students dressed as Mahatma Gandhi for Gandhi's 143rd birth anniversary on Tuesday, October 2, in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. Officials from Guinness World Records presented a certificate to the organizer and 1000 participants confirming a new world record for the number of people in Gandhi attire. AFP/Getty Images
A schoolboy dressed as Gandhi takes part in a march on Tuesday. Reuters/Landov
Schoolchildren march in their Gandhi attire on Tuesday. Reuters/Landov
Indian students dressed in the attire of Mahatma Gandhi assemble in Ahmedabad for the Ahinsa Dandi Yatra, which follows the walk Gandhi led in 1930 to protest the British salt tax. AFP/Getty Images
Jain Muni Shri Tarun Sagarji, center, accepts a certificate from an official of Guinness World Records. AFP/Getty Images
Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948) is seen in London in 1931. Getty Images