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Who committed the assassination of Gandhi?

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Answered 2007-09-08 00:58:46

"On January 30, 1948, on his way to a prayer meeting, Gandhi was shot dead in Birla House, New Delhi, by Nathuram Godse. Godse was a Hindu radical with links to the extremist Hindu Mahasabha, who held Gandhi responsible for weakening India by insisting upon a payment to Pakistan"

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That is the correct spelling of Gandhi (notably Mohandas Gandhi 1869-1948 and the unrelated Indian prime ministers Indira and Rajiv Gandhi, all of whom died by assassination).

What was Gandhi committed to?

Gandhi was committed to studying the law everyday and he was committed to walk a great distance to free oppression in India

What has the author Ritu Sarin written?

Ritu Sarin has written: 'The assassination of Indira Gandhi' -- subject(s): Assassination, Politics and government

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She died by assassination on October 31, 1984.

What post did Rajiv Gandhi hold during his assassination?

Party Chief of I N Congress

Mohandas Gandhi assassination who killed him?

Nathuram Godse blamed Gandhi for the partition of India, which Gandhi had fervently opposed. He also feared that Gandhi would make too many political concessions to Muslims still living in India.

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immediately confiscated, stored in court

Who is the convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case?

It is a lady called Nalani, she is still in prison. She was a L.T.T.E supporter.

Who started the 1984 Sikh massacre?

Assassination of Mrs Indira Gandhi triggered the 1984 Sikh massacre.

In the bio-pic of his life whose assassination was filmed at Birla House where it actually occurred?

Mahatma Gandhi

How did Gandhi never give up on his dream?

Mahatma Gandhi never gave up because he was a committed person.

Where was Gandhi when he died?

M.K.Gandhi was assassination on 30 January 1948 at public walk on the grounds of the Birla Bhavan in New Delhi.

Why did The Hindu not carry the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi on the first page?

The Hindu had a policy of only carrying advertisements in the first page.

What did Mahatma Gandhi do to improve the injustices of the system?

He improved it by having a non-violent march until assassination had came fourth.

What has the author Shashi Ahluwalia written?

Shashi Ahluwalia has written: 'Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi' -- subject(s): Assassination, Politics and government 'Founders of new India' -- subject(s): Biography, History, Statesmen

What Indra Gandhi inaugurated just before her assassination?

She inaugrirated her own death by attaching the Holist Shrine of Sikhs - Golden temple.

Who succeeded M Gandhi?

Jawaharlal Nehru became the first prime minister of independent India in 1947, following Gandhi's assassination.

How many times was Gandhi nominated for a Nobel Prize?

Mahatma Gandhi was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize five (5) times between 1937 and 1948; his nomination in 1948 would likely have resulted in his receiving it, were it not for his assassination.

How did rajiv Gandhi die?

Rajiv Gandhi (1944-1991) was the 6th prime minister of India, and the son of the 3rd prime minister Indira Gandhi, who he succeeded after her assassination in 1984. Rajiv was himself assassinated in 1991 by a woman suicide bomber, the explosion killing 14 other people as well. *Indira Gandhi was not related to the famous Mohandas Gandhi, but was the daughter of the 1st prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.