Nathuram Godse

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  • Gandhi's Case Of Mohandas Gandhi

    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 Symbolism Of Gandhi In Richard Attenbrought's Film

    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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  • Mahatma Gandhi Act Of Civil Disobedience

    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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  • The Assassination Of Mahatma Gandhi's Beliefs

    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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  • An Analysis Of Gandhi's Assassination

    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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  • How Did Gandhi Influence Society

    independence continued after his discharge. As a result of a partition agreement of British-ruled India into Muslim Pakistan and Hindu India, Gandhi worked tirelessly to keep peaceful relations between the two nations by providing Pakistan with restitution funds. Consequently, Gandhi’s actions were perceived as treasonous by Hindu extremist, in fear that Pakistan would use the funds gained to construct war armaments. Therefore, on the 20th of January 1948 an group of seven Hindu radicals,…

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  • Compare And Contrast Mahatma Gandhi And Osama

    the times that he did this was when he lead thousands of Indians on a two hundred mile walk to the sea to get salt so that they would not have to pay taxes on them. Although he was a very peaceful man, though, he was arrested 3 times. During these times he went on hunger strikes and because the higher officials did not want him to die in jail, he would be released. This was also a way that Gandhi became known not only in India but also worldwide. All of Mahatma Gandhi’s hard work eventually paid…

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  • How Did Gandhi Influence The World

    activities before wedding and vowed he would never again engage in these type of ‘carnal activities’, so for the rest of his life he remained celibate (Lal “Nakedness, Nonviolence, and Brahmacharya” 120). Gandhi changed the world’s view of injustice impacting not only India, but also famous public figures that developed after him such as Martin Luther King Jr., who led African Americans to civil justice in the United States. In the 1930s, an association formed in America in support of Gandhi’s…

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  • Gandhi Contributions

    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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  • Cultural Impact Of Decolonization

    against the Hindus (Smith). Throughout these couple days of terror, over 5,000 people have been killed, at lease 20,000 have been seriously injured, and at least 100,000 were left homeless (Smith). The British army had to step in to end this war and decided that maybe it was best for both religious groups to have separate nations. On August 14th, Pakistan became its independent nation and the Hindus from Pakistan moved to India, while the Muslims from India moved to Pakistan (Pollard et al,…

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