Nandakishore said: I came to know that this book is finally available in India onl Book contains the original statement given by Nathuram Godse (Assassin of. The encounter was described by Nathuram’s brother and co-conspirator and fellow convict (though he was only jailed and not hanged) Gopal Godse, in his book. Nathuram Godse: The Story of an Assassin [Anup Sardesai] on * FREE* Books; ›; Biographies & Memoirs; ›; Leaders & Notable People. Enter your . This person is Nathuram Vinayakrao Godse, India’s most hated criminal.

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However, as justification for murder, one cannot accept any kind of eloquence. Till now we have been studying Indian history thorough the eyes of leftist historians and Gandhian stalwarts while the tide is changing and the saffron brigade is taking over. He then cites the act of Gandhi pressing India to hand over 55 crores to Pakistan via dharna godsd the final nail in the coffin, which leads him to take his stance.

Ironically, had Nathuram not killed him, Gand I took a long time to finish such a thin book. This book is too much relevant in today’s India esp. Most people I have discussed Gandhi’s murder with have suggested that Nathuram Godse’s statement was banned by the Government of India, as it was merely an attempt by a violent Hindu fanatic trying to justify his stance. hopal

Why I Assassinated Mahatma Gandhi by Nathuram Godse

But in the high court appeal, a clever defence lawyer got him acquitted, citing a procedural lapse in his arrest. Sometimes I needed to sit with a marker to highlight facts. Nathuram Godse — His Last Speech”. Nathuram Vinayak Godse did dharna in front of Mahatma Gandhi at Birla Temple and he did not gave any response to him Mahatma Gandhi was paying his attention only for one community at that time and totally he was biased for them as mentioned in the bookhe should continue his protest, dharna, satayagrah whatever until the Mahatma Gandhi being well aware from his thought.


Entire statement is more than pages. Must read for those even remotely interested in contemporary politics. Godse is accused of being a madman who murdered a holy man in cold blood denying him the pleasure of living in the India he liberated. Godse dropped out of high school and became an activist with Hindu nationalist organizations Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh RSS and Hindu Mahasabhaalthough the exact dates of his membership are uncertain.

There is a tendency in India to deify or demonise people. His passion and love for an undivided India and the Hindu cause are undeniable and he paints a somber picture of the suffering of the Hindus under Mr. The families continue to be close to the Hindu Mahasabha, and Gopal Godse remained its general secretary for a long time after his release from prison. Godse approached Gandhi on 30 January during the evening prayer at No matter what the reasons, taking another person’s life is beyond justification.

The statement along with his will and some of his memoirs were published by Gopal Godse another co-conspirator as pronounced by the court. View all 4 comments.

Need help in purchasing. Although five attempts failed, these preparations helped Godse and Apte succeed. Thus, the Mahatma became the judge and jury in his own cause. There you get the feel of the gravity of his soul.

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Lists with This Book. Has the creation of Pakistan solved the problem of why it was created in the first place?

Why I Assassinated Mahatma Gandhi

He died at his residence in Pune on 26 November Tunisia make special efforts to promote Mahatma Gandhi. Simultaneously, he worked for the Hindu Mahasabha as well, but without enrolling as a member. So we killed him ‘ “. The other part which I liked most is the description of his last days. This could not have been possible without organisational involvement.


This triggered the most massive exodus of refugees in the world fleeing on both sides of the newly created India-Pakistan borders. This work from the accused of Gandhi’s assassination deeply cleared the reason for why he should have done that. How is India secular if a communal state was created out of her? Nathuram, in his statement, expresses a few primary reasons for killing Gandhi, with the most prominent of them being his failure to stop the partition of the country based on religious lines, his alleged weakness and bowing down to Mohammed Ali Jinnah in this matter and finally the horrendous treatment meted out to Hindus during the partition of the country and Gandhi’s alleged partiality to Muslims in this case citing examples how Gandhi glorified Suhrawardy, ‘the Butcher of Bengal’ as a Shahid, a martyr.

I can only imagine the atmosphere in the courtroom as Mr.

Nathuram Godse pulled the trigger, but who really killed Mahatma Gandhi?

The flawed Gandhian principal is still in existence. If he was really old then why he didn’t ask for any young boy to help him move rather than young girls, this shows how pervert he was. The New York Times.

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