of The Mahatma continued...
Attempt Janunary 30th, 1948: At 5:10 P.M.:
Nathuram Godse got
close to the Mahatma, and shot him thrice in the chest, finally
taking the life of the Mahatma. The Hindu Maha Sabha and its
followers celebrated the murder of the Mahatma by giving out
candy. More than one million people assembled in Delhi on
the January 31st, 1948 to bid a weeping farewell to the Mahatma.
on the Mahatma's life were well documented. And they involved
the Pune branch of the Hindu Mahasabha. Three of these which
also involved Godse and Apte. "If I am to die by the bullet
of a mad man, I must do so smiling. There must be no anger
within me. God must be in my heart and on my lips." -Mahatma
Gandhi, January 28, 1948, two days before his assassination.
His last words were "Hé Ram".