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Why Godse killed Gandhi ?

Posted by The Mindset on April 27, 2011


“His Principle of Peace Was Bogus”

Gopal Godse,┬ábrother of Nathuram Godse , looks back in anger–and without regret. On Jan. 30, 1948, Mohandas Gandhi was shot dead by Nathuram Godse. Godse believed that the Mahatma, or great soul, was responsible for the 1947 partition of India and the creation of Pakistan.
Godse and his friend Narayan Apte were hanged. His brother Gopal and two
others were sentenced to life imprisonment for their part in the conspiracy.
Gopal Godse remained in jail for 18 years and now, at 80, lives with his wife in a small apartment in Pune. He is still proud of his role in the murder. Although Godse is largely ignored in India and rarely talks to journalists, he agreed to speak with TIME Delhi correspondent Meenakshi Ganguly.
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