NEW YORK - MARCH 05:  Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi's glasses and pocket watch are seen before a controversial auction of his memorabilia March 5, 2009 in New York City. Gandhi's iconic round glasses, watch and other items sold for $1.8 million to Indian executive Vijay Mallya, in spite of an order to cancel the sale by owner James Otis and an uproar in India.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)