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    are those who does not want those in need of help to receive help like Nathuram Godse and the Brahmins. These people felt that Gandhi was overstepping his bounds in the Hindu system and is no hero to the public’s interest. India’s first Law Minister and the chief architect of the Constitution of India Bhimaro Ramji Ambedkar’s conflicts with Gandhi lies in several differences of understanding and opinion of Indian society, the caste, the Poona Pact, and the question of whether Gandhi…

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    The movie Gandhi addresses one of the most important times in Indian history. It follows the story of Gandhi, the leader of the independence movement in India against the British. Directed by Richard Attenbrought, the movie follows Gandhi’s adult life until he died. The movie does not explore Gandhi’s childhood or university years. Attenbrought use symbols and techniques to help convey his message. Through this film the director hoped to portray Gandhi as a holy man with all positive attributes.…

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    The man that most of us know as Mahatma Gandhi was actually named Mohandas Gandhi. Mahatma actually means great soul in Sanskrit (Mahatma Gandhi Biography 13). A man widely known as Great Soul doesn’t seem like someone who should have been assassinated, yet he was. Gandhi was an activist that preached peace and fought for human rights. He was assassinated by Nathuram Godse on January 30th, 1948 (Mahatma Gandhi Biography 26). Nathuram Godse was a Hindu extremist who believed that Gandhi sided too…

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    Mahatma Gandhi, the name given a man who grew up to be a famous leader of India. He led the fight for Indian independence peacefully, though he was not there when it was accomplished. His life was cut by a man named Nathuram Vinayak Godse and a number of bullets. He was a great leader in much of India’s views, but that is not to say there are not those who thought he got what he deserved. Godse’s actions caused a shock, but to others, it was the plan and wish to which created speculations to…

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    The assassination of Mahatma Gandhi was completely unjustified and completely against his non beliefs, and robbed the world of a man who could have made the World a more peaceful place, however others argue that they feel as if they were cheated by him. On Jan. 30, 1948 Mahatma Gandhi was shot by a Hindu fanatic named Nathuram Godse. (Cavendish par. 1) Gandhi was being helped through a prayer garden when his frail body was slaughtered after being shot three times. Godse tried to shoot himself,…

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    Hindus took offense to his actions, and attempted to take Gandhi's life on January 20, 1948. He was no stranger to attempted murders. There had been four other incidents of violent attacks on him, all meant to end in death. Ten days later, a successful pursuit to take his life had occurred. January 30, 1948, a dreadful day for the entire population of India, and other supporters around the world. Gandhi was on his way to participate in an evening prayer in Delhi, with his two nieces beside him.…

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    Civil Disobedience

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    he was praised and seen as an activist and political leader. He later help fight for the destruction of the strict social class system because he thought it unfair and fought for laws he found ridiculous and unjust. For example, one of the many things he fought for was the salt law. There was a law that said Indians could not make their own salt even though they were surrounded by water they had to buy it from the British. So, he set up a march and walked to the ocean to make salt. He later…

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    In the evening of January 30, 1948, Gandhi was on his way to deliver his routine prayer at the Birla House in New Delhi. Little did he know, in just minutes Nathuram Godse would fire three bullets, successfully ending Gandhi’s life. Gandhi’s assassination is justified because of his standpoints on Indian politics and attempting to unify Hindus and Muslims in India; however, Gandhi was peaceful and fair towards both Hindus and Muslims. Gandhi can be viewed as a manipulative leader when it comes…

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    breaking India’s salt laws. Gandhi believed that for a just cause it was honorable to go to jail. He managed many campaigns to start the Indian Nationalists Movement. He often said “They may torture my body, break my bones, or even kill me. Then they will have my dead body, not my obedience." After the British left India and granted them their freedom the country split into two major groups. Gandhi did not agree with the way people were living and went on a fast to stop the fighting. …

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    Gandhi Contributions

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    their activities expanded to include the elimination of caste distinctions, criticizing purdah, encouraging self-sufficiency, and teaching hygiene. In 1921, he became the main voice of the Indian National Congress and fought for political independence from Britain. In 1947, India gained its freedom because the British could not ignore the calls for independence anymore. They formed two independent states: India and Pakistan, which were separated by religion. Even though Gandhi opposed Partition,…

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