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Why I Killed Gandhi

Nathuram Godse’s Final Address to the Court

Why I Killed Gandhi



Nathuram Godse was arrested immediately after he assassinated Gandhiji, based on a F. I. R. filed by Nandlal Mehta at the Tughlak Road Police station at Delhi . The trial, which was held in camera, began on May 27, 1948 and concluded on February 10, 1949. He was sentenced to death.

An appeal to the Punjab High Court, then in session at Simla, did not find favour and the sentence was upheld. The statement that you are about to read is the last made by Godse before the Court on the May 5, 1949.

Such was the power and eloquence of this statement that one of the judges, G. D. Khosla, later wrote, “I have, however, no doubt that had the audience of that day been constituted into a jury and entrusted with the task of deciding Godse’s appeal, they would have brought a verdict of ‘not Guilty’ by an overwhelming majority”

godseWHY I KILLED GANDHI

Born in a devotional Brahmin family, I instinctively came to revere Hindu religion, Hindu history and Hindu culture. I had, therefore, been intensely proud of Hinduism as a whole. As I grew up I developed a tendency to free thinking unfettered by any superstitious allegiance to any isms, political or religious. That is why I worked actively for the eradication of untouchability and the caste system based on birth alone. I openly joined RSS wing of anti-caste movements and maintained that all Hindus were of equal status as to rights, social and religious and should be considered high or low on merit alone and not through the accident of birth in a particular caste or profession.

I used publicly to take part in organized anti-caste dinners in which thousands of Hindus, Brahmins, Kshatriyas, Vaisyas, Chamars and Bhangis participated. We broke the caste rules and dined in the company of each other. I have read the speeches and writings of Ravana, Chanakiya, Dadabhai Naoroji, Vivekanand, Gokhale, Tilak, along with the books of ancient and modern history of India and some prominent countries like England , France , America and Russia . Moreover I studied the tenets of Socialism and Marxism. But above all I studied very closely whatever Veer Savarkar and Gandhiji had written and spoken, as to my mind these two ideologies have contributed more to the molding of the thought and action of the Indian people during the last thirty years or so, than any other single factor has done.

All this reading and thinking led me to believe it was my first duty to serve Hindudom and Hindus both as a patriot and as a world citizen. To secure the freedom and to safeguard the just interests of some thirty crores (300 million) of Hindus would automatically constitute the freedom and the well-being of all India , one fifth of human race. This conviction led me naturally to devote myself to the Hindu Sanghtanist ideology and programme, which alone, I came to believe, could win and preserve the national independence of Hindustan , my Motherland, and enable her to render true service to humanity as well.

Since the year 1920, that is, after the demise of Lokamanya Tilak, Gandhiji’s influence in the Congress first increased and then became supreme. His activities for public awakening were phenomenal in their intensity and were reinforced by the slogan of truth and non-violence which he paraded ostentatiously before the country. No sensible or enlightened person could object to those slogans. In fact there is nothing new or original in them.. They are implicit in every constitutional public movement. But it is nothing but a mere dream if you imagine that the bulk of mankind is, or can ever become, capable of scrupulous adherence to these lofty principles in its normal life from day to day.

Jinnah_GandhiIn fact, honour, duty and love of one’s own kith and kin and country might often compel us to disregard non-violence and to use force. I could never conceive that an armed resistance to an aggression is unjust. I would consider it a religious and moral duty to resist and, if possible, to overpower such an enemy by use of force. [In the Ramayana] Rama killed Ravana in a tumultuous fight and relieved Sita.. [In the Mahabharata], Krishna killed Kansa to end his wickedness; and Arjuna had to fight and slay quite a number of his friends and relations including the revered Bhishma because the latter was on the side of the aggressor. It is my firm belief that in dubbing Rama, Krishna and Arjuna as guilty of violence, the Mahatma betrayed a total ignorance of the springs of human action.

In more recent history, it was the heroic fight put up by Chhatrapati Shivaji that first checked and eventually destroyed the Muslim tyranny in India . It was absolutely essentially for Shivaji to overpower and kill an aggressive Afzal Khan, failing which he would have lost his own life. In condemning history’s towering warriors like Shivaji, Rana Pratap and Guru Gobind Singh as misguided patriots, Gandhiji has merely exposed his self-conceit. He was, paradoxical as it may appear, a violent pacifist who brought untold calamities on the country in the name of truth and non-violence, while Rana Pratap, Shivaji and the Guru will remain enshrined in the hearts of their countrymen for ever for the freedom they brought to them.

The accumulating provocation of thirty-two years, culminating in his last pro-Muslim fast, at last goaded me to the conclusion that the existence of Gandhi should be brought to an end immediately. Gandhi had done very good in South Africa to uphold the rights and well-being of the Indian community there. But when he finally returned to India he developed a subjective mentality under which he alone was to be the final judge of what was right or wrong. If the country wanted his leadership, it had to accept his infallibility; if it did not, he would stand aloof from the Congress and carry on his own way.

godseAgainst such an attitude there can be no halfway house. Either Congress had to surrender its will to his and had to be content with playing second fiddle to all his eccentricity, whimsicality, metaphysics and primitive vision, or it had to carry on without him. He alone was the Judge of everyone and every thing; he was the master brain guiding the civil disobedience movement; no other could know the technique of that movement. He alone knew when to begin and when to withdraw it. The movement might succeed or fail, it might bring untold disaster and political reverses but that could make no difference to the Mahatma’s infallibility. ‘A Satyagrahi can never fail’ was his formula for declaring his own infallibility and nobody except himself knew what a Satyagrahi is. Thus, the Mahatma became the judge and jury in his own cause. These childish insanities and obstinacies, coupled with a most severe austerity of life, ceaseless work and lofty character made Gandhi formidable and irresistible.

Many people thought that his politics were irrational but they had either to withdraw from the Congress or place their intelligence at his feet to do with as he liked. In a position of such absolute irresponsibility Gandhi was guilty of blunder after blunder, failure after failure, disaster after disaster. Gandhi’s pro-Muslim policy is blatantly in his perverse attitude on the question of the national language of India . It is quite obvious that Hindi has the most prior claim to be accepted as the premier language. In the beginning of his career in India , Gandhi gave a great impetus to Hindi but as he found that the Muslims did not like it, he became a champion of what is called Hindustani.. Everybody in India knows that there is no language called Hindustani; it has no grammar; it has no vocabulary. It is a mere dialect, it is spoken, but not written. It is a bastard tongue and cross-breed between Hindi and Urdu, and not even the Mahatma’s sophistry could make it popular. But in his desire to please the Muslims he insisted that Hindustani alone should be the national language of India . His blind followers, of course, supported him and the so-called hybrid language began to be used. The charm and purity of the Hindi language was to be prostituted to please the Muslims. All his experiments were at the expense of the Hindus.




From August 1946 onwards the private armies of the Muslim League began a massacre of the Hindus. The then Viceroy, Lord Wavell, though distressed at what was happening, would not use his powers under the Government of India Act of 1935 to prevent the rape, murder and arson. The Hindu blood began to flow from Bengal to Karachi with some retaliation by the Hindus. The Interim Government formed in September was sabotaged by its Muslim League members right from its inception, but the more they became disloyal and treasonable to the government of which they were a part, the greater was Gandhi’s infatuation for them. Lord Wavell had to resign as he could not bring about a settlement and he was succeeded by Lord Mountbatten. King Log was followed by King Stork. The Congress which had boasted of its nationalism and socialism secretly accepted Pakistan literally at the point of the bayonet and abjectly surrendered to Jinnah. India was vivisected and one-third of the Indian territory became foreign land to us from August 15, 1947.



Lord Mountbatten came to be described in Congress circles as the greatest Viceroy and Governor-General this country ever had. The official date for handing over power was fixed for June 30, 1948, but Mountbatten with his ruthless surgery gave us a gift of vivisected India ten months in advance. This is what Gandhi had achieved after thirty years of undisputed dictatorship and this is what Congress party calls ‘freedom’ and ‘peaceful transfer of power’. The Hindu-Muslim unity bubble was finally burst and a theocratic state was established with the consent of Nehru and his crowd and they have called ‘freedom won by them with sacrifice’ – whose sacrifice? When top leaders of Congress, with the consent of Gandhi, divided and tore the country – which we consider a deity of worship – my mind was filled with direful anger.

One of the conditions imposed by Gandhi for his breaking of the fast unto death related to the mosques in Delhi occupied by the Hindu refugees. But when Hindus in Pakistan were subjected to violent attacks he did not so much as utter a single word to protest and censure the Pakistan Government or the Muslims concerned. Gandhi was shrewd enough to know that while undertaking a fast unto death, had he imposed for its break some condition on the Muslims in Pakistan , there would have been found hardly any Muslims who could have shown some grief if the fast had ended in his death. It was for this reason that he purposely avoided imposing any condition on the Muslims. He was fully aware of from the experience that Jinnah was not at all perturbed or influenced by his fast and the Muslim League hardly attached any value to the inner voice of Gandhi.

gandhiGandhi is being referred to as the Father of the Nation. But if that is so, he had failed his paternal duty inasmuch as he has acted very treacherously to the nation by his consenting to the partitioning of it. I stoutly maintain that Gandhi has failed in his duty. He has proved to be the Father of Pakistan. His inner-voice, his spiritual power and his doctrine of non-violence of which so much is made of, all crumbled before Jinnah’s iron will and proved to be powerless. Briefly speaking, I thought to myself and foresaw I shall be totally ruined, and the only thing I could expect from the people would be nothing but hatred and that I shall have lost all my honour, even more valuable than my life, if I were to kill Gandhiji. But at the same time I felt that the Indian politics in the absence of Gandhiji would surely be proved practical, able to retaliate, and would be powerful with armed forces. No doubt, my own future would be totally ruined, but the nation would be saved from the inroads of Pakistan . People may even call me and dub me as devoid of any sense or foolish, but the nation would be free to follow the course founded on the reason which I consider to be necessary for sound nation-building.

After having fully considered the question, I took the final decision in the matter, but I did not speak about it to anyone whatsoever. I took courage in both my hands and I did fire the shots at Gandhiji on 30th January 1948, on the prayer-grounds of Birla House. I do say that my shots were fired at the person whose policy and action had brought rack and ruin and destruction to millions of Hindus. There was no legal machinery by which such an offender could be brought to book and for this reason I fired those fatal shots. I bear no ill will towards anyone individually but I do say that I had no respect for the present government owing to their policy which was unfairly favourable towards the Muslims. But at the same time I could clearly see that the policy was entirely due to the presence of Gandhi.

I have to say with great regret that Prime Minister Nehru quite forgets that his preachings and deeds are at times at variances with each other when he talks about India as a secular state in season and out of season, because it is significant to note that Nehru has played a leading role in the establishment of the theocratic state of Pakistan, and his job was made easier by Gandhi’s persistent policy of appeasement towards the Muslims. I now stand before the court to accept the full share of my responsibility for what I have done and the judge would, of course, pass against me such orders of sentence as may be considered proper. But I would like to add that I do not desire any mercy to be shown to me, nor do I wish that anyone else should beg for mercy on my behalf. My confidence about the moral side of my action has not been shaken even by the criticism levelled against it on all sides. I have no doubt that honest writers of history will weigh my act and find the true value thereof some day in future.

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  3. Asish Keshri  February 9, 2014 at 3:38 am

    True!

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    • senthilrajeshs@gmail.com  November 1, 2014 at 7:36 am

      I feel pity on Mr Godse, he did such a great thing to the nation but we all have wrong thought about him. I remember from my school education teachers & parents taught us as if he is wrong guy. Truly he is a Hero as
      he said Gandhi or Nehru is not responsible for India’s freedom. Gandhi’s vision on India after Independence is a total mess. The mess was removed by Godse.

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      • Kaladevi  January 9, 2015 at 4:40 am

        True, a poor misunderstood soul.

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    • VIkrant  November 9, 2014 at 10:32 am

      yeah It Was Lucky that This Gandhi was dealing with the Brits . If it was the Nazis who were in india , which of course Subash Bose was trying to woo to defeat the brits , We would have Concentration Camps in India to exterminate Hindus who were Too Non-Violent to resist . Indians as a Race would have ceased to Exist ! .. This is what This IDIOT Gandhi would have attained for his Non-Violence Ideas . As For The Other IDIOT Subhash Bose , Courting the Devil ( Hitler and Japan ) for that Matter is another Pathetic Story Altogether . He Invited japan to india to defeat the Brits .. yeah , after Japan conquers the Pacifists Non-Violent Indians and then send them to the Slace Camps . All Half Billion or more of them .. Brilliant !

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      • dhiman  January 4, 2015 at 4:58 am

        You should read more and learn more about the life and thinking of Subhas Bose and the time he lived. The acts of Nazis were exposed only after their defeat. There were reasons behind his decision to take help from external powers to fight British. It can not be discussed in short but just think, at a time when Indians were considered cowards and even the Indians themselves could not belief that they can fight a war against the mighty British,Subash Bose single handedly raised an army made entirely of India soldiers and fought against British. It can be a subject of debate what would be the consequence if Japan won the war. But I will request you to research more before describing Subhas Bose merely an Idiot.

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        • Malay Adhikary  June 3, 2015 at 2:14 pm

          Dear Dhiman,
          Did you really think that Vikrant’s write-up did have any merit to be replied? He appears to be an uneducated spoiled brat who, God knows, might be in possession of some educational certificates, but surely without any true education or good bringing-up. However, I appreciate your gentle suggestion for the very “INTELLIGENT” man, Vikrant.

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        • sivasubramaniam Krishnan  July 22, 2015 at 3:19 am

          DHIMAN : I appreciate the way you have expressed your outrage in such controlled and elegant language.

          I usually do not enter into these; but after reading your very elegant comment, I HAD TO.

          I agree with the other person who said that such rants do not deserve any reply.

          My regards and best wishes to you for success

          Krishnan

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    • GSR Swamy  November 15, 2014 at 6:49 am

      The explanation given and views expressed shows his state of mind. Mahatma Gandhi followed the principles of Ahimsa to achieve Independence and the entire nation was behind him. During such greatest movements many issues may crop up and several hurdles are faced. That does not mean some one can commit such an inhuman crime against the greatest leader,the world ever has seen. Today the world believes there is no other weapon that is greater than Mahatma Gandhi’s “Ahimsa” .

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      • bharath  December 1, 2014 at 9:12 am

        What makes you think that Ahimsa is special?? Non-voilence is the only reason our Motherland has been suffering with blood and tears of brave Indians. Gandhi was like another fake guru of those times who wanted to satisfy his ego and befooling people like you. If a Lion sees a Stag has attacked its cubs, would the lion believe in so-called Ahimsa? You are such a fool. Bhagat singh, Tilak, Patel were the Lions of India but this oldie made Brits (stag) kill our brave soldiers just to win over other parties. How old are you man?. Grow up and fight for our Motherland. Respect Nathuram Godse for saving us at nick of time from those corrupted Nehru and Gandhi (my foot)…

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        • madhu  March 31, 2016 at 6:20 am

          Well said bharath

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      • Shreyas  December 2, 2014 at 8:39 pm

        The principles of Gandhiji are good and nothing is wrong when considered about a single man’s perspective about them,but they are not good when it comes to nation’s freedom………

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        • bhaskar  December 13, 2014 at 4:03 pm

          No.Even from individual perspective non-violence can’t be always appreciated.Suppose one’s mother or daughter is molested;is it a gud idea to show non-violence that time or to retaliate?Similarly that time mother India was being molested and Gandhiji was asking for non-violence which was ridiculous and without a vision.

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          • Preethi  December 22, 2014 at 1:56 am

            If only brute force is used to win a battle, then the one who has more brute strength will win. But being human beings (and not animals), brute force alone will obviously not be enough (even in a battle). Sometimes, withdrawal of force can work as a strategy. Not judging anyone here. Just being objective about this. Yes, you can pick a fight on a road, on a bus or a train, or a public space if a loved one was hooted at or attacked, but your retaliation cannot be a brainless suicidal act. Know what arms the attacker is carrying. See if he is physically stronger or weaker than you. Strategically call in support. Until then, if you can, then delay a confrontation. There is a reason why human beings are blessed with brains.

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            • Malreddy Shankar Reddy  January 2, 2015 at 5:07 pm

              What ever the weaknesses or the faults committed by Gandhi Mr Godse had no right to kill him. Instead had he got guts, he ( Godse) should have killed Jinnah who had been considered a foe to the Hinduism and to Indians , but like a timid he killed his own country man by taking the law in his hands.

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              • Sam Reddy  January 20, 2015 at 5:34 pm

                @malreddy
                Mr Jinnah was also Indian and Mr Godse’s “fellow countryman”.
                Its very ignorant to call Mr Jinnah non-Indian.

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              • $hruti  January 22, 2015 at 9:12 am

                Well said!!

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              • Ashuboi  January 23, 2015 at 4:24 am

                Gandhi was a fraud.
                Everyone who is in side of gandhi is a traitor and doesn’t have brain to think what is right and what is wrong. Gandhi was the major cause for division of India. Those people are such a fool who allowed to print gandhi’s photo on currency notes. RBI prints a traitor on every note which is a shame for every hindustani. Bhagat Singh was a real hero, real motherland’s blood was running in his veins which led him to die for his country. If gandhi wanted the death sentence could have been prevented for Bhagat, Rajguru and Sukhdev.

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    • R K Mankotia Adv  December 8, 2014 at 11:07 am

      Though his thoughts are appriciable but to take law in hands & further taking someone,s life remains for away from the precious words positiveness………

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      • PV  January 29, 2015 at 8:51 am

        Even when that person was responsible of the merciless killing of thousands of people? And by the way what option did Godse have? Should he have filed an FIR against Gandhi or went to a court for proving Gandhi was wrong and was responsible for the killing of Hindus? Who would have listened to him? When today, people cannot understand his point, would the people at that time would have understood it when they were such blind followers of Gandhi? Wouldn’t have the people killed Godse then? Some problems are never sorted by following rules. Godse probably prevented the situation from getting worse for Hindus.

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    • shirish dave  December 9, 2014 at 10:30 pm

      1. Was Godse running an supper intelligence service to have some more information about Gandhi than what is available on record?
      2. Can a truth be decided by majority accumulated at a place? Can a truth be decided on majority who gathered to watch the hearing in the court?
      3. Can a person who has not been authorized to execute capital punishment to other person?
      4. Can a person has a right to kill some body who has no post and power?
      5. If group of people says YES to any of the above questions, what have they one to legalized the same?
      6. Do you believe rule of law? If no…
      7. What have done to punish JL Nehru, Indira Ghndi, Rajiv Ghandi, Sonia Ghandi who had
      handed over 1/3 of Kashmir to Pakistan, 71000 square miles Indian soil to China (Nehru), handed over the POK portion achieved by Indian soldiers in 1971, to Bhutto under Simla Pact 1972, converted the total victory(1971)of Indian soldiers into total defeat, executed defective deed with union carbide to disadvantage of victims in case of hazard, encouraged Khalistani leader Bhinderanvale (Indira Gghandi), allowed Anderson of Union Carbide to run away (Rajiv Ghandi), Encouraged Pak Terrorism by abusing Hinds (Sonia),?

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    • kapil  January 2, 2015 at 3:13 pm

      the biggest mistake of indians was they blindly followed nehru and gandhi,.nobody dared question their decision .if that was not fascism what can be. nehru was always the power hungry person hiding behind gandhi for power,.i think it wud have been even better had gandhi and nehru both were eliminated. leaving nehru took this country in to a bigger mess both economy wise and strategic defence wise also

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    • Vedic Observer  January 14, 2015 at 1:05 am

      By all shastric accounts, Gandhi was promoting Nashtik philosophy by claiming peace and non-violence as a principle. According to Artha-shastra, peace can only be accepted as one of the 6 policies of foreign policy. In international affairs no one is a permanent friend or enemy. Today’s friend becomes tomorrow’s enemy and vice versa. For example, when Burma was with Pakistan it was an enemy to India, and when Burma wanted independence from Pakistan it allied with India. So no Hindu believer can accept Gandhi’s non-violence on principle philosophy without rejecting the Vedic knowledge (vidya). Gandhi was essentially establishing his own concocted belief system, which proved a useless costly failure for 30 years. It was a great service to the British Raj, who thought, “You want to fight us with non-violence? CARRY ON!” I am sure they would have been more than willing to even pay him for that service. The rise of the Indian National Army of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was more of a deciding factor to leave India. When you violate the science of foreign policy and refuse to apply the appropriate policy for a given situation is when you court disaster, defeat and enslavement. Gandhi was a failure who rejected his own religious teachings in the matter of governing and cost his nation untold amounts losses in terms of land, labor, organization and capital by setting a very bad precedent that should never be followed again. He failed India and was executed as a heretic.One who violates the shruti, smriti, puranas, pancharatras, etc creates only disturbance in the society (utpat). Gandhi showed us what not to do. His only good teachings were to become self-sufficient in the villages and that idea has been totally rejected. So what did he achieve other than his own name and fame?

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    • sashi mahend sharma  April 28, 2016 at 10:03 am

      Every body has to die one day.Today or tomorrow.Ghandi kicked the anglo saxon christians out.Who raped and killed terrorised Bharati people. He also kicked the musalaman to Pakistan.Where ‘hindu’ girls are raped till today

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  4. Sampro  February 10, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    Certainly the tall claims of India only for Hindus makes me think, whether ever Godse thought of an egalitarian society about which he says he strived hard. I too would have been happy if the Indian sub-continent was 1 nation. See the fruits the seed of India’s division has reaped. Year after year riots and outrage hatred against each other in all the countries of this sub-continent. But nevertheless the hope still stays alive. I want to see an egalitarian society.

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    • AeniMentis  October 14, 2014 at 8:28 am

      Hindu is a term used by Brits to describe people with Indian originated faith. Before that, Hindu has been a term for people belonging to the subcontinent.
      If you ever read Savarkar or anyone who stand for a Hindu rashtra, you will realize that it is purely- a nation where all religions are equal. Just as it had always been. No religion was upheld as state religion or given better choices or easy laws.
      Savarkar was a Brahmin by birth but such was high open mindedness that he was against all religious malpractices. Upon his death, he wished to be cremated in electric furnace with no rituals performed. For he was against all malpractices in all religions. He was of the view that if Science has proved something, we should accept it as true. We are moving forward and we need to live in today’s world, not that of the past.

      So when you speak of Hindu rashtra, what you should realize is that a country with neutral stance towards all faiths, which is a ‘Hindu’ country because people who occupy it are from beyond the Indus/Sindhu ie Hindu.

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      • prateek vashisht  December 3, 2014 at 1:07 am

        hi,
        Let me first introduce myself, by caste I am a bhramin- gotra vashisht which means follower of or from kulla of muni “Vashisht”.
        So as per what you read from sir Savarkar’s book you concluded ,that is the absolute summary of our religion, which is your perception.I would say a little knowledge of anything is dangerous, so if you want to know what is hindu religion i would recommend you to go through vedas specially RIG veda.All these accounts of these accounts of contemporary writers are not the true extract of our religion these were writen in late 18 or 19 century just bring reforms in it as per the exigencies.
        With due respect I want to tell you that orignal RIG veda alone is of 27,000 pages.

        And as per you mentioned neutral stance , we are neutral which is why we are a minority on earth and slowly turning into minority in our own country.We dont have any missionary or jihad or jewdism term known to us.we never convert people of other faith to our own by force or greed or by offering conditional help.

        yes, i agree that we should move forward and live in today but at what cost, at cost of our culture …No thats too high a price to be paid.
        Ms. If you go through the scripts or C14 dating of the objects excavated at sites of harappa ull find those are of 2500 BC old which was the mature phase of that civilization and the seals of lord shiva and the temples of lord Rudra are even older.But never converted anyone like mughal came converted hindus and are doing even today in parts of kerela in south in northeast part similary with invasion of europeans missionary activites came to existence.
        but no-one is this world have ever heard even a single case of conversion others faith people to hindu even gandhi ji condemned it.
        I request you to study first and then talk about anybodys religion bcz it his faith you are making fun of either with or without intetntion.

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  5. Sheila  February 12, 2014 at 10:09 am

    Godse was bang-on in his thoughts. Mohanlal Gandhi started acting like Mahatma. Demanding people treat him like one and that’s what happened. Which is why, Nehru and not Vallabh bhai Patel became the PM. However, killing him didn’t solve anything. I respect Gandhi for getting us to a place where he is today, but Godse is right in his own right.

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    • Biju  May 9, 2014 at 4:45 am

      Its Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.. and not Mohanlal. Mohanlal is a Kerala Film Star…. Killing someone, whatever your reasons might be is not correct. If you cannot give life, you dont have the right to take one…. Also, Godse was completely illogical in his thoughts… One cannot discount the fact that he was a staunch supporter of Hinduism and ny other religion was unacceptable to him.. Just like Jinnah wanted a Muslim state, he wanted a Hindu state…. No difference there…. I wont say that MK Gandhi was the Father of the Nation or Mahatma… he was also selfish in his deeds… He was the prime factor responsible for the division of India… However, in effect, it was a right decision…. A gangrenous foot, a cancerous organ needs to be removed to preserve the body…. The gangrene that is Pak was removed….although in mistake…. So Godse can rant all he want… Killing someone is not right…. even if that person has committed genocide…. there has to be a trial and teh courts will decide… thats what democracies are for… else we descend into anarchy

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      • Jagadish  May 9, 2014 at 1:45 pm

        Wish you read the article completely.. Godse talked about Krishna, Rama and Arjuna. If someone gets someone killed by goons by paying them money, who has to be punished?. Gandhi’s action caused so many people to die.. Gandhi was not powerful as he rightly said.. He was weak, that’s why he became puppet to Jinnah. He was unable to convince anyone on the partition issue. So, what good was he?

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        • Ananth  May 23, 2014 at 7:25 am

          People are even dying today coz this..

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        • Rajesh  June 7, 2014 at 5:16 pm

          after getting cooked food, it is very easy to say tasteless…. cook n feel it yourself… Gandhi thrived and became Gandhi for his nation and people (u people)…. and was not made…. no one as yet could become so since it is that tough to be….

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          • ss  June 13, 2014 at 11:25 am

            If gandhi not involved in independence movement we are get independence before 1947

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            • Optimist  June 18, 2014 at 6:21 am

              On what basis u say this.
              At that time All elite class wr doing British gov jobs.and the rest facing acute hunger.We dint have an army to overpower britian.
              The best way to get independence was what Mahama gandhi did..I think it was a brilliant idea..and the most innovative one..U dont use weopon u dont spend money ..u dont kill people…n u get independence.
              No leader in this world have thought this way of warfare..from alexander the great to hitler..

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              • deshsandesh  June 19, 2014 at 7:05 am

                nothing is perfect .. and gandhi too wasnt ..! but ur point is correct ..! that he gathered people from grass route too …!

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              • Kumar  August 20, 2014 at 1:29 am

                I dont think because of Gandhi we got independence, Decolonization started after World War II, and Britain after the extensive damage due to WW2 is not in a state to maintain big colony like India. Britain parliament decided to transfer the power to India, and partition is due to internal conflicts between our INC leaders and Britain just used it. If you read articles in wiki for WW1, Indian National Congress backed Britain in WW1 in a hope that British will provide Half independence after the war, but British never thinked of giving that to India.

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                • Suheet  October 6, 2014 at 3:08 pm

                  @Kumar – You’re right. We got independence because of the sole fact that Britisher’s couldn’t afford to rule after WW2.

                  @Optimist – We would have definitely achieved Independence earlier. Every man then was ready to fight for the independence. But the illusion of non-violence shall give independence trapped a lot more men in that ideology. Do you really if think the population of India then had united, Britain would in anyway been able to keep their foothold?

                  @Biju – You say that Godse was like Jinnah! I mean seriously!!! When did you ever hear Godse asking people to massacre Muslims prior to independence? If no, then how was he a Hindu fanatic??? Also, you said “The gangrene that was PAK was removed.” But you forget to see the basic thing that there never was a PAK in the first place. There never was a gangrene. And you say that Killing someone is not right… so is it right if a group of people decide to give a death sentence. If so, there were much more than a group of people even then supporting Godse. Just look around a bit and see how much he, Gandhi favored Muslims than the Hindus and asked only the Hindus to sacrifice. And i would whole-heartedly say that had he been alive to a ripe age, during the Indo-Pak war he would have promptly asked India to surrender and today I would have been living in Pakistan or rather a higher probability that I would have been dead. When you find a few rotten mangoes among a hundred, you remove those mangoes rather than separate half the mangoes and let the good mangoes in the other half rot!

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                  • balbir  October 17, 2014 at 11:14 am

                    good reply ! every coin has two sides !

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                  • jppanda  December 31, 2014 at 10:15 am

                    is this the full accused statement or a descriptive article?

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              • sobin  October 14, 2014 at 7:38 pm

                Can’t imagine how far people can go thinking illogically.
                Seeking justification for killing?
                Surely end times are here!

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              • Anirudh  November 5, 2014 at 5:12 am

                We obviously had an Army under Command of Mr.Bose
                Gandhi was Useless, Fake, and selfish, he could have saved Bhagatsing, Rajguru, & Sukhdev, but this trio had more influence over the country than Gandhi, which was the reason of worry for Gandhi. He was nothing but a Fame Gainer, & thats why Hero Nathuram Godse Assasinated Gandhi.

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      • bhanu  May 25, 2014 at 9:30 am

        yes…i do accept your views Mr. Biju..but as you said ..A gangrenous foot, a cancerous organ needs to be removed to preserve the Body..” but as in the case here the Body is INDIA and a cancerous organ is Ghandhi..and what you said has done by Mr. Godsey…and yes killing someone is not right…for writings it will be good..and as you said tehre are has to be trail adn the courts will decide…but when you come to practicality ..where are all these courts and democratics gone..and you know what had happend to Mr. Shastri Ex PM of india, b’coz of these dynasty politics was brutally murdered in Tashkent summit, what happend after that nothing has came out, and what had happend to his family doctor and his personal servant those also brutaly murdered ..and finally in my opinion Mohanda Karamchand Ghandhi live only for his MAHATMA title not for the country …he used his do’s for it so as Nehru…

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      • kkadam  June 20, 2014 at 4:35 am

        I do agree… to what you have said…
        The only thought my mind has is why did Nathu dress up as a Muslim if he was so confident of his decission? He wanted to start a new Hindu Muslim clash… But unfortunate for him he was recognized and this part was all forgotten. I feel the separation was blessing in disguise as if that wouldnt have happened it would have been a bigger mess in current time..

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      • Santosh Deshmukh  October 6, 2014 at 7:48 am

        Biju : Do you kill a mosquito when it bites ?

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      • Naveen  October 10, 2014 at 2:39 am

        Do you think the great GANDHI alone brought freedom to india..?Then what about the earlier fighters..?Gandhi entered at the peak stage and turned whole nation that he him self brought freedom to our country…. in turn our leaders printed his photos on all the things what ever they found valuable, even for roads and all the monuments and forgot the earlier ones…what a shame full thing to our nation….Thats why i hate Gandhi it doesn’t mean i support Godse….I jusr hate him

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      • Shiv  October 10, 2014 at 10:45 pm

        ‘Killing someone…..whatever the reasons .. not correct? Strange. Tell that to the army on the borders as well. You would be another ‘Mahatma’! And with that just bury the teachings of Bhagvad Gita!!

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        • shine  October 14, 2014 at 11:00 am

          you are right . Its against the hindu dharma to kill someone on any case. Also i wotnt think Gandhi was a big mistake..

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          • veerraju  December 1, 2014 at 5:57 pm

            In that case killing Ravana, Kamsa etc evil minded people also wrong as per Hindu Dharma. Isnt it?

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        • anupam  November 18, 2014 at 1:42 am

          If killing is not a good karma…. they y did mahabharata happened… just to show that the people must do what is right…

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      • Vicky  November 12, 2014 at 6:59 pm

        hey biju……..
        u never faced any thing like death in ur life dats why u r talking like dis……..
        our soldiers r being killed by paki and who brought this pakistan to us us FATHER OF NATION….
        so before writing any thing or crossing any one first read all sides carefully and put urself in the place of families of soldiers died on border everyday……..
        GOT IT…

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      • ANAND CHAUHAN  January 5, 2015 at 5:34 am

        OUTSTANDING ARGUMENTS BY AN INCREDIBLY MATURE INDIA ………….BY PUBLICLY ANNOUNCING THAT THOSE MUSLIMS WHO WANT TO STAY IN INDIA ARE WELCOME TO DO SO , GANDHI COMMITTED AN UNPARDONABLE CRIME FOR WHICH HISTORY WOULD NEVER FORGIVE HIM…………………

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      • HBB  August 21, 2015 at 11:40 am

        Mr. Biju, You think of our country as a body which developed cancer and by partition it got cured ??? If your words are taken as logical then even today we need to amputate some body parts to get cured. If this solution of yours is accepted by our leaders today, then one day there will be no country called India.

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    • Prasanth P  May 21, 2014 at 11:25 am

      M’am actually its was we the people who made him mahatma,hailed him,forgot that he too is a human…as Godse was logically flawed in parts..so does Gandhi was.People hailed him as mahatma and blindly followed him,as we Indians always do.And you will not believe- Godse seems to be the greatest believer of Gandhi!!

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      • natuma  June 6, 2014 at 9:51 am

        Prasanth, tell me where Godse was logically flawed in parts?

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    • Ananth  May 23, 2014 at 7:22 am

      Gandhi did not get this place for us… British were sick of looting our wealth nothing was left to loot they left…

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      • unni  May 25, 2014 at 3:14 pm

        I agree with anands thoughts. British were losing control because of the aggresive freedom fighting started by subash chandra bose, Bhagat Singh,savarkar and many other krantikari’s. British knows the longer they stay the harder it becomes to control over indians. And they chose an easisest way to handover there power to gandhi/congress than to admit their incapabitity of restraining freedom fighters.

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        • Srujana  January 9, 2015 at 9:33 am

          I agree with Ananth and Unni

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  6. vivek Singh Grewal  February 12, 2014 at 4:43 pm

    The article is welcome as it brings forward a different aspect of an important historic event and healthy discussions from all sides is welcome. But I have seen people buying this above rhetoric and am compelled to comment on the fundamentally wrong underlying assumptions that Godse here makes:

    * That India, the then geographical identity is only for Hindus. Think for a second, does a Muslim child whose family has lived in U.P. for more than 30 generations not intrinsically belong to U.P. or India?

    *That allaying the fears of minorities always amounts to appeasement. We need to remember the basic responsibility of the majority community -in democratic polity- to allay the fears arising from possibility of majoritarian rule and exclusion. Think of being in a part of closed home of 10 people of which 2 are of a different (supposedly clashing) ideology. The fear of the 2 in minority -of being overpowered- would be immense. If one of the 8 here (=Gandhi) talks of listening to the 2 he must not be branded a appeaser rather a sympatiser.

    * Godse lays the blame of partition blatantly on congress and Gandhi. Sure they did “allow” it to happen in the end but the rot that had already been set in, firstly by the divide and rule policy over decades and later capitalised upon by an opportuinistic section of muslim elites, has not been emphasised enough and the situational blame has been assumed to be completely on congress. Though arguably some other options could have been take by congress.

    * That overzealous nationality -bordering on jingoism- based on religion or race can be a virtue. Veneration of the nation without adequate degree of moderation by a humanistic worldview would actually make the world all but a battleground as was the case in the world wars.

    * And most importantly he assumes that ‘offensive’ use of violence can be justified, especially in the modern world, that too by citing the barbaric medieval and mythological times in the name of patriots who fought in a different context.

    Personally I feel Gandhi had often tried to keep aloof of influencing too much when some of his ideological preferences were too far off. For instance resigning from congress over the issue of council entry in 1934. He had also refused to formally join the servants of india society in 1915 on realising that his ideology is different and it would be wrong to imose it on others. One must look into his lucid writings for a peek into his decision making process over such matters. That he did this to gain traction over congress decision making can only be said to be out of place from his overall personality.

    Conversely the blame of imposition of one’s eccentric ideology onto the world around oneself can be put on Godse himself for more than anything else in taking such an extreme decision of committing murder admittedly ‘speaking to noone whatsoever’.

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    • SEO Company USA  May 7, 2014 at 6:51 am

      I am sure your name is not what you have written. Any sensible Indian except for the fanatic radicals cannot come upto this conclusion that you have drawn. Your days of appeasement are over. Its our nation, our culture, our history. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, we have called upon our own demise by being submissive tolerant to such barbaric savages. Not anymore, India has to know akbar Babar and all their line of savages were tyrant cunts. India has to know about Bose Godse and the true colors of Gandhi.

      Har Har Mahadev

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      • Arunima  May 7, 2014 at 2:56 pm

        Mr/Ms SEO Company USA, whatever is being talked of is history, and history is important to learn lessons- the right lessons. Imagine a life where the religion, caste, creed etc of the person does not concern you… life in such a world would be so simple. From these articles, i believe one should not concentrate on the endless debate of whether Gandhi was was a mahatma or a devil in disguise or whether godse was a criminal or an angel in disguise…. we are not gaining anything from this debate- both are dead. i believe the important lesson her is to rise above these divisive forces of nation, religion, language etc and recognise and respect each person for what they inherently are- a human being.. why can’t people accept the greatness of every culture, language and religion??? who gives anybody the right to demean the other person’s social identity and declare your own as supreme? Both concentrated on divisive forces- in different ways- but none tried to dissolve them… none tried to create a nation where all this are just mere labels but not THE most important thing… Godse accuses Gandhi of promoting Hindustani… but tell me one thing, what about the rest of the indian population who do not speak Hindi??? yes- Hindi is an OFFICIAL language- which is enough for the purpose of integrated communication. what is the requirement of a national language when no language is one that is spoken by the majority?? We boast of Unity in diversity but we make every effort to wipe out diversity… the only lesson to be learnt here is that Diversity is beautiful. the other thing i want to point out is the nature of revenge. yes, we can punish those PARTICULAR individuals who might have murdered/ raped the victims but you cannot blame the entire RELIGION for that… i hope you will agree with me.

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        • ajay  May 8, 2014 at 5:58 am

          Dear,
          A nation which forgets its History is doomed to Repeat it.
          I was also thinking like u,but i have changed my notion.If u check History u will find out Hinduisim is not a predator Religion so u can expect all others to live peacefully side by side..yes we cant blame the entire Religion but if u check the History u will have to Blame them.check what is the fate of Red indians in US, Aborginals in Australia,Moaris in Newzeland they r all silently wiped out by the saviors of Democracy.The other culture silently poppulating to compete with the western culture.All the problems in the world for the past 2000 yrs r b’cse of these two culture which want to show their God is Great.our culture questions their very foundation of their belief &

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          • Anoop  May 9, 2014 at 5:03 pm

            Dear Friend (Ajay),
            There are many myths like peacefull hinduism… I dont think the rulers of Java and Indonesia came to India to submit their countries to Indian Chola rulers!! The Sinhalese ppl are still considering local Tamils as foreigners/Invaders… Best of them all… What did Ashoka do during Kalinga?? Was ha buddhist during that war?? How did the islamic invaders win such a big area in India?? Indians were not incompetent, but were not united… Just like we are now… divided on caste and language!!

            U said right, we should remember our past… or we are doomed to repeat it…

            By the way… red-Indians, Aborigines,etc.. were not wiped for Democracy but for their land!!

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        • Jagadish  May 9, 2014 at 1:48 pm

          Madam – Please teach your preachings to Muslims and see their reactions.. Haven’t we done this already for the last 1000 years?. Allowing every one to come and torture the natives?.. Look at Indian history map since BC and how that has been changed. Extrapolate it to next 300 years and you will get the picture..

          A clap cannot be made with one hand. It is very easy to be a goody-goody speaker and draw applauds and that’s what has been happening.. Our country is full of people like who are actually cowards than peace-lovers…. Cowards deserve the life that we have now

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          • arshil  December 6, 2014 at 1:24 pm

            you people are so pitty…., islam has been manipulated by your elders ,generation over generation, because they fear that the great teachings offered by islam could affect their generation and they might accept islam …just learn on your own and you will find the true islam ,not the islam being preached by your elders.

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        • humanist  June 19, 2014 at 3:32 pm

          Well said! People must rise above the petty differences over the way their fellow country men live. There is no use in hating each other. There are too many examples of what hatred does to a society in history. I find it puzzling that people who never knew what it means to be under a foreign rule are judging the way the freedom struggle should have been carried out. Armed struggle with british could only have resulted in more deaths and anarchy. We are fortunate to have men like Gandhi in pre-independent india and Nehru in Post-Independent India. What Godse spoke in this message was not just a self-congratulation, but a call for retribution against muslims. In spite of all the study he had undertaken, he had failed to think rationally and more glaring was his failure to recognise the uniqueness in every person over the supposed common behaviour attributed to a particular religion or culture.

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          • shine  October 14, 2014 at 11:05 am

            You are right..

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          • ASingh  October 15, 2014 at 8:06 pm

            ASingh
            The morals you preach here are not followed on the streets. The human history is full of examples including our own Mahabharata and Ramayana that peace needs to be saved by the sword. Also, the facts that without the use of force by Sardar patel, India would have been broken into many pieces including the Nizam of Hyderabad creating Pakistan right in the middle of the nation. Can we imagine what would have happened if we had Pak in the middle ? remember Nehru was against use of force even in this case of Nizams. This would have been suicidal for the nation.
            No nation, culture or race or religion has even survived by being purely being peaceful. Only the races that have fought to save themselves have survived.
            At the end of the day, humans are as violent as animals or even worse.
            Coming back to Godse, his reasons for the act has merits. One cannot disagree that partition was hollow without proper planning nor leadership and Gandhi did not step up to force his way on the right side of the issue and was narrow focused. The blood bath could have been avoided if the leadership including Gandhi were more forceful.

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          • vicky  November 12, 2014 at 7:22 pm

            Wow humanist….
            u r right we must thank gandhi for his deeds because of which nearly 400 people died in Jallianwala Baag and till date it is count less number known to anyone the number of people and soldiers died in war with pakistan…….
            u r really great…….
            as per ur opinion we hav to sit for ANSHAN near fences of border and ask paki’s not to attack…..

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      • Ananth  May 23, 2014 at 7:37 am

        Lovely simply put….

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    • Priyesh Pachori  May 7, 2014 at 1:17 pm

      Sir I will comment on your post in order of the comments that you have made.
      1. Sure if a person’s family has been living in the country for the past 30 centuries then that person irrespective of cast, religion, colour, etc. belongs to India and has equal rights to any other citizen Hindu or otherwise. But the keyword here is EQUAL rights and not favouritism or bias. Gandhiji continuously showed bias towards the Muslim community ONLY. So it became a matter of favouritism. Had he done the same towards all other minorities it would not have been an issue. And on top of all this Muslims did not reciprocate in kind.
      2. There is a difference between being an appeaser and being sympathetic. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was sympathetic towards backward communities in general and that is why he introduced the reservation system for the period of 10 years to help them grow. Where as Gandhiji only cared about appeasing the Muslims and this shows time and again by the actions he took.
      3. Any major decision for the government is taken by the leaders of the country. Hence the division of the country was done after the consent of the leaders at time. Also, Muslim League led by Jinnah wanted the partition and not anyone else. This goes on to show how weak our leaders were that they could not prevent the partition of the country, especially Gandhiji who was revered as the father of the nation.
      4. The point being made here by Godse is not about nationality. It is about the ways of Gandhiji showing unwanted and unreciprocated favours towards the Muslim community. And if you take a moment to read about Godse you will come to understand that he was not into jingoism. He was the member of RSS which served the people irrespective of their religion.
      5. As far as the issue of violence goes, let me tell you what he means by that. Suppose you are in your house and some random person walks in and gives you two slaps across your face. Will you simply smile at him and let it go? Though a follower of non-violence you might be, at the very least you will ask that person ANGRILY the reasons for slapping you. In those days it was the same situation. The Britishers harassed us, bullied us, looted us, killed us in our own country. Then the muslims raped, plundered, killed the hindus during partition and the many riots that took place. If after all this you think that using violence offensively to protect ones family, sanity, possessions, simply to protect oneself as a human being, is wrong then I think you need to grow a pair of balls.
      Though Gandhiji has done some amazing things for the country but his decisions have led to severe loss of life, money, efforts and resources and no matter how great a human being he might have been the losses caused due to his decisions cannot be justified. The article presented above is just an excerpt. I suggest you read this book called “Murder of the Mahtma” written by G.D. Khosla to get a full understanding of the facts. Here is an example for you. I am sure that you know about the Jalliawalabag massacre. It was peaceful gathering of sikhs in protest of the arresting two of their leaders. There were children, women, aged, in the gathering. 1152 rounds were fired, 900 people were killed without any provocation from there side and all Gandhiji did was start the Non-Cooperation Movement. You what message this gives. This says that you can kill anyone you want in this country and all this country will do is protest in a non-violent manner. So britishers kill thousands and all we do is not buy there goods. Admirable indeed.
      Good Day.

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      • Jonsy  May 16, 2014 at 7:22 pm

        Well said Priyesh, and thanks for refering this book. I too strongly in favor of your opinions. What all you said. At that time, if we talk about Bhagat Singh. He was running a violent movement against britishers. During his trial, had Gandhiji wished, he could save him, but he didn’t just because he was in favor of non-violence.

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      • Ananth  May 23, 2014 at 7:46 am

        Amazing thank you Vandeee Matharam..

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      • Narasimhan  October 5, 2014 at 5:56 am

        Well said….

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      • vicky  November 12, 2014 at 7:28 pm

        Superb Priyesh…….

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    • vicky  November 12, 2014 at 7:31 pm

      Hey Mr. Vivek
      Read the comment given below by Mr. Priyesh……..
      And read it with full understanding (2,3,4…. times)
      and then write the things……….

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    • Shakti Bhadra Shastry  November 27, 2014 at 4:02 pm

      Mr.Grewal: I only wish and pray that you preach the above few items in Pakistan or in IS controlled parts of Iraq or Syria. Please tell them that they have to take care of the minorities among Muslims like the Shias, the Kurds and assorted other minorities. You know very well that the minority Christians in Iraq were forcibly driven out after giving them a chance for conversion if they wanted to stay in those areas. The monastry of Christian priests in Iraw were attacked and they were given short notice to flee. In Pakistan Hindu Sindhis are forcible converted and we have in our country “Love Jihad” where in Muslim men are enticing Hindu women for marriage and many of these men are much married and much divorced. No point in preaching peace to a person who is going to kill you. Either you survive or perish.

      If Israel has to exist as a country, they have to retaliate when the Hamas keeps on attacking innocent jews as it happened in a synagogue in Jerusalem recently when four jews engaged in praying and a policeman were attacked and killed in the most brutal manner. Probably you have not gone through such situations and hence can preach about majority protecting the so called minorities. Do you think that India would have been a so called “Secular” republic if Muslims were in majority and Hindus in minority?

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    • Anupam  December 14, 2014 at 10:43 pm

      Ask the Muslim and Islam communities to be secular and accept all religion with equality. If they can do that then come write all these bull shits.

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    • kesri  January 4, 2015 at 7:19 pm

      Your second and forth para are so contradictory that they serve to answer all your queries. You say that a Muslim family which lives in India for 30 generations surely deserves to be called as Indians. Hindus have no problems with that but do Muslims actually believe that? If yes, then why was partition demanded in the first place?

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  7. Mohindar Chowday Moparthi  February 13, 2014 at 6:34 am

    Hats off to you sir Godse.. You are one of the real sons this mother india has ever had… We need more number of godse’s in the current situation our country is in…

    Jai Hind, Hari OM

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    • bali  May 5, 2014 at 6:32 pm

      Pardon my emotional outburst here but I know we all have our beliefs and opinions. Exactly like our religion or tatva called hinduism. no one clearly understand it and explain in a simple way. We say its complex. Not easy. But it is easy to bash Gandhi and do hats off to Godse. Its easy to tolerate age old corruption at all levels destroying India and we dont fight it. But we do hats off on facebook or march with candles on street. How is this different from what Gandhi did ( Ahimsa ?) or restraint to fight . Infact when we did not have an army that could challenge British,Gandhi smartly made nonviolence as strategy and made everyone a soldier. When we were struggling to achieve unity historically, Gandhi added Muslims to the freedom fight by not treating them like minority. But after independence, we did not need ahimsa. where is the fighting spirit of Shivaji, Bose and of the so called Hari Om walas? Shame you for you have not stood up ( not even 60% voting in top cities to fight for the right government in the recent elections) . The so called RSS and shiv sena are counting how to get modi? We have failed as a nation which had the precious world leading foundation. But yes! we salute Godse every now and then…..and call the AAP leader a fool. Arent we a bunch of hypocrites? This is not to support Gandhi but to only question ones right to question Gandhi’s deeds

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      • kiran  May 15, 2014 at 6:24 am

        Bali.. no leader can be right all the time. even gandhi did make lot of mistakes due to which lot of people suffered. Godse killing gandhi was not to take revenge or for personal gain. godse killed gandhi because he thought if gandhi continues to influence the government like gandhi did beofre independence Majority of the population will be at receiving end. and by the way what godse killing gandhi has to do with present elections , people calling APP leaders fools (which they are not, actually AAP leaders are making fool out of the voters or may be trying to fool ) 🙂

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      • Ananth  May 23, 2014 at 7:59 am

        Gandhi’s ahimsa is the highest level of himsa you are punishing you body isn’t that himsa? British were tired of India hence they left… Regarding AAP so called sicular AK told he said he will not take support from Congi what did he do? sicular shazia was spitting venom what action was taken…Stop this nonsense

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  8. Pranawa Nand  February 13, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    Gandhi Ji is political leader in 20th century same as current leader we have. He was never a social reformer nor a patriotic fighter. Who knew very well how to play with words and express your thought to innocence people. There are few points which remain unanswered.

    A) He is known for Non-violence. What was his mean of “Do or Die”. What to do, how to do or How to die, why to die

    B) He is so called father of nation. How he can be become father of nation ? He belongs to nation, nation can’t belongs to only single individual (Gandhi ji) . No individual or society or religion can be above nation. But he became father of nation. Nation was before him, after him and so on . If it is not so, which nation fought against British Kingdom in 1857.

    C) His early age of 25 yrs, He has no problem with british tortured and rule in india. The same age Bhagat Singh / Subhas Chandra / Chandasekhar Azaad / Veersavarkar / Sukhdev / Rajguru / Vismilaakhan had been participated freedom fighting against British. And he was planning to go for further studies in South Africa. When he thrown out from the train in south Africa then only he realize to stand against british.

    D) If he is mahatma or priest or leader of nation. He should not had been blamed to favor for any religion by religious communities. But he blamed by communities bacon his action was different what he wrote or said or promise to innocence people (of any communities). After partition he committed certain things to Pakistan and India . Neither he tried to full fill commitment to Pakistan nor India.

    How A Good father divide and vivisect his son in two parts. If he did so he has failed to perform his responsibility as father. He has no right to called for father by son. He must accept his duty which failed to perform towards his son. He never talked or write or express about it.

    A real Mahatma or Priest or Leader can’t belongs to any religion / communities / Nation. These are belong to all human and communities

    As same today’s any invention or scientist belongs to globe. It may be pride for nation / Communities but his invention for all humanities across the globe.

    There is One Earth-One nation, There is One religion-which teach, guide and help all human to achieve height of happiness and prosperous across the globe and universe. If differ from this it would be opinion, persuasion not religion.

    I am not denying his role in fight for freedom. He fought his own way and had right to fight his way but he misguided to innocence people of nation until his death.

    We forgot few freedom fighters and their role for freedom, which are unknown to new generation. Whose are never recognized and claimed or blown their own triumph (there is saying “self praise has no recommendation)

    That time humanities are tortured by British tyranny across the world. Every countries want to overcome. Across globe stood against British tyranny and came together. Gandhi was only fighting against British in India with hunger strike.

    Few example presents India’s contribution against British across the globe.

    A) Sham jib krishna verma-who fought against British tyranny in London and globally. He visited France, Germany Established (Please check Wikipedia) India house in London to find out patriot person who can fight with British Tyranny Veer savarkar one of them who got scholar of India house and published against british tortured .That point of time Gandhi was studying in India and planning to go south Africa for further studies.
    B) Veer Swanker- British Tyranny was so afraid about his writing blog against them in newspaper across the globe. Appointed a committee and followed his daily writing. Savarkar left London and caught by British and put behind bar for two times life presentment-no person in this world got punishment before and after him. this was against British law as well. (His punishment was challenged in international court Hedge)

    C) Sub has Chandra Bose-He is one of freedom fighter who participated freedom fighting in India and out of India. There are so many.. (Please refer book written by Man math Nath Gupta (Friend of Chandra Sekhar Azad who died age of 92 yrs in 2000 book name-History of the Indian revolutionary movement).

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  9. Human  February 14, 2014 at 10:29 am

    The first question that I would like to ask is what is the purpose of religion? Fight??!!!

    Why is that from time immemorial the religious minority is so heavily persecuted that they feel the need to be a separate state or community?! All religions preach the existence of ONE GOD. If you believe people who are not of your religion have been created by a different God….thats the utmost sin you can do….by NOT believing in the existence of one supreme God who created mankind. Different religions are just various manifestations of the same God.

    We are humans first and for people who believe in God….created by ONE God. And our first duty towards each other has to be of brotherhood. How pointless is the fight in the name of religion!

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    • Jagadish  May 9, 2014 at 1:54 pm

      Dear Human – Your comments are very novice. I believe you know about only Hinduism where the tolerance is built-in. It encourages to pray to any God.

      You are right.. All religions preach ONE GOD only.. but the problem with them is that they say their God is only the God and rest are all fake.. Some religions go further and encourage their believers to slain non-believers. Hence the issue..

      There is no religious fundamenalism in Hinduism… If it is the case, Islam, Christianity etc., would not have come here.. However, some people have began realizing that there is a severe threat to Hinduism.. Just look at the map from 10th century BC until now and extrapolate it for another 500 years. You will not find Hinduism.. Your next generations will be either Muslims or Christians.. Their objective is only to expand.. one by brutal force and another by bribing…

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  10. rohan  February 15, 2014 at 3:02 pm

    Of the three countries created from pre independence India, Pakistan is perhaps the least tolernat and India is the most tolerant country towards various communities. Guess, which country is a constant battle ground, dictatorships with little freedom or security of life & worse living standards? And which country has a working democracy, a disciplined army and far more freedom. India is hardly perfact, but compare it with it’s neighbour. Thank god, India did not follow the message preached in this speech.

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  11. Ashalata Thosar  February 20, 2014 at 7:03 am

    Nathuram Godase is right in his own right

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  12. Jayadev P  February 24, 2014 at 4:06 am

    1. Sikhs getting slaughtered in thousand = A MISTAKE.

    2. Hindus getting killed in Kashmir = Political problem.

    3. Muslims getting killed by a few hundred = Holocaust.

    4. Poor protestors getting shot in WB under Left Govt = Misunderstanding.

    5. Talking about Hindus and Hinduism = Communal.

    6. Talking about Muslims and Islam = Secular.

    7. Kargil Attack = Government failure.

    8. Chinese invasion in 1962 = Unfortunate betrayal.

    9. Reservations in every school and college on caste lines = Secular.

    10. Reservations in Minority institutions =Communal.

    11. Fake encounters in Gujarat [Sohrabuddin] = BJP Communalism.

    12. Fake encounters under Cong-NCP in Maharashtra [Khwaja Younus] = Police atrocity.

    13. Banning Parzania in Gujarat = Communal.

    14. Banning Da Vinci Code and Jo Bole So Nihaal = Secular.

    15. BJP freeing 3 terrorists to save 100 Indian hostages = Shameful.

    16.Congress freeing 4 militants to save just a life of one Daughter of its minister in Kashmir [Rubina Sayed]
    Political dilemma = Natural Dilemma

    17.Attack on Parliament = BJP ineptitude.

    18. Not hanging Afzal Guru the mastermind despite Supreme Court orders = Humanity and Political dilemma.

    19. BJP questioning Islamic Terrorist Forces = Communal.

    20. Congress questioning Lord Ram existence = Clerical Error.

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    • Priyesh Pachori  May 7, 2014 at 1:21 pm

      Well said Sir, well said indeed.

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    • veerraju  December 1, 2014 at 6:07 pm

      well said –

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    • Kishor  December 27, 2014 at 5:44 pm

      Very well said .. appreciate your thinking power and knowledge of history..
      the data shows how non-sense congress have cultivated India as muslim favored nation and assured that there vote bank is preserved at the cost of moral values of Hinduism.. and making use of Godse as Terrorist..
      real terrorist is Gandhi who divided india into two countries and even if it’s done.. he still left islam to prevail in India .. if pakistan was formed just for islam.. logically all Muslims from India should’ve gone there..
      but due to Gandhi we are still paying a high cost of it..

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  14. sudhir  March 7, 2014 at 11:04 am

    Really this was an eye opening article. After reading some facts behind this decision, I think, Nathuram Godse was right. He done it to save our country..

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  15. Vijay  March 7, 2014 at 8:23 pm

    It is very unfortunate for someone to justify the action of a sick murderer. If one believes Godse’s reasoning then be ready to believe every murderer’s reasoning because everyone has a reason. Contrarian view in this case is okay for an argument but will never live the test of time or human value. Gandhi was a leading light not just for India but the whole world. His core value of nonviolence is the only reason we are the world’s largest and disciplined democracy.

    Every persons action can be interpret as right or wrong depending from where you see it, but to view Gandhi’s action on India, Pakistan separation from Godse and RSS’s point of view is unjustifiable.

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    • Mayank  May 7, 2014 at 8:25 am

      mind that Murder for a Brahmin Pandit is next to denying presence of god.
      But he did it not for his sake but for our future.
      I am pretty sure that if Mahatma Gandhi lived few more years …
      India couldn’t be as stable as it is today….

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    • Jitu  May 7, 2014 at 10:16 am

      Non-violence has only made us cowards or may be we support non-violence because we do not have guts to fight for the justice and truth.We are worlds largest country because of Muslim appeasement ,we gave away our land as Bangladesh but getting their burden of 30 million muslims to live in our land.In Pakistan they killed and converted most of the Hindus whereas here in India for vote bank poltics we allow them to grow through un limited procreations to finish our resources though 98% of those had voted for Pakistan in pre-partition referendum .Are we at all a disciplinesd Democracy!!! Thanks for a good Joke. My name is Jitu and I am not a member of RSS.

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      • Khan  June 4, 2014 at 7:28 am

        Nobody is killing our converting Hindus in Pakistan. Please come and visit. Totally rubbish. Don’t trust what is written in media. I f you have guts be realistic and visit us. Explore the world and then comment.

        Just Reminding I do have respect for India and indian people. At least dozens of Indian are my good friends. All of them lovely.

        Cheers & Relax

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    • Priyesh Pachori  May 7, 2014 at 1:27 pm

      Well what you say is surely correct, but I Godse was not a retard who murdered Gandhiji for kicks. He knew full well what he was getting into and knew very well what will the consequences be. He was very well educated, was a writer by profession before he joined the freedom struggle. I suggest that you read this book called “Murder of the Mahtma” written by G.D. Khosla before labelling Godse as a murderer. Just a heads up, it is very difficult to find this book at any respectable book store these days because congree has banned the publishing and retailing of this book. So you will have to search for it. Its a small book around 80 pages or so. I am sure your opinion will change once you go through this book.

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    • Jagadish  May 9, 2014 at 1:56 pm

      sick murderer?.. Look at the way he encapsulated the content. Look the way he articulated. Look the way he sacrificed… Perfect gentleman who did not mind to give his life away for his country and culture..

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    • nitin  October 2, 2014 at 1:28 am

      Tomorrow, you are attack by some insane goon, and some good samaritan has to protect you by killing the goon, you will call that samaritan a Murderer ?

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  16. Ebrahim  March 16, 2014 at 7:39 am

    Godse over a period of time built up a hatred toward Gandhi I presume mainly due to the unsatisfactory results of Gandhi’s methods. Godse decided to focus his anger toward Gandhi eventually which led to the killing but in hindsight the killing seems to have achieved nothing, did any of the problems get resolved? that is what its all about right.. finding solution.. making things better..

    Ofcourse the only reason I can say that things haven’t improved is because I have the benefit of witnessing all the years after the killing and realising that most of those problems still persist today. I’m not sure if Godse thought the solution to all the problem was killing Gandhi but if it was he was not correct.

    The point is Godse possibly could not know all the consequences of his actions but we as observers of history do know the consequences, did the killing make things better? I think you know the answer to that..

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    • Jitu  May 7, 2014 at 10:21 am

      Godse was late because of his confusion perhaps, India would have been a better place if it had happened before his fasting drama at Calcutta.,at least we wouldn’t have any pretensions to be secular sic anti-Hindu.

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    • Jagadish  May 9, 2014 at 4:58 pm

      /* did the killing make things better? */ – You never know. Things had already become bad and Godse was afraid that Gandhi’s presence further would make it much worse further. We would never exactly know whatelse might have happened because of Gandhi. A person who had the guts (according to him the strength) to ask Hindus to die happily as if it was their karma without resistance if Muslims killed them – could have resorted to anything to appease others.

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  17. Andrew  March 24, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    After 200 years of slavery and those fights which had brought nothing more other maybe kill a thousand more, and killing that man cause he didn’t think right for both the parties!! You gotta be nothing more than simply insane! It’s preposterous! Dealing with these wicked people around him is no easy task! How about killing Jinnah itself ! Oh that’s right he can’t!

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  18. Bhairav sheth  April 15, 2014 at 1:38 pm

    Godse was like RAJ THAKEREY of those days,Read about his history.

    At least Raj Thakerey does not murder people from UP/Bihar he just injures them….
    Godse was just for “Hindus” and by this logic there would be many countries in india ,

    Because “Hindu” is not just 1 religion there are many”Hindus” like kathyawadi hindus,kannadiga hindus,maratha hindus,konkani hindus,etc…

    Then everyone will justify killing people from other regions because they don’t belong to them.

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  19. ratan das  May 3, 2014 at 9:11 am

    The Article is eye opener indeed for those who are ignorant of facts or mesmerised by Gandhi/Nehru concept of pseudo-secularism which clearly was & sadly still is appeasement with Muslims thus sacrifice Hindus. Gandhi was clever enough to hide this from world opinion at a time when Brits was desperate to leave India for all kinds of reason including International / American pressure.
    Godse clearly was a true nationalist and a Patriot that Gandhi / Nehru could not tolerate. There was a place for such millions of patriots during that era.

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  20. Secular Humanist  May 4, 2014 at 3:06 pm

    Does me being a parsi or a christian or a buddhist or a sikh make me any less indian? It’s amazing how these extremists keep going on about their own faction like they own this country. I share the same blood as every Indian in this country, i might not be Hindu, but can we really say this country belongs to just the hindus in India? We can keep going on and then finally arrive at saying this country belongs to the neanderthals and the pagans that lived here 1000’s of years ago. How can there be all this talk of religion in politics. The 42nd amendment! Secularism! Wished we practiced it in this country, the greatest gift India was ever given, that and India’s diplomatic stand on global issues. Too much talk of religion in the political arena, it should be banned because it makes no sense in a secular country. Religion is a sensitive issue and has no place. None at all in politics! If you ask me, nation over religion!

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    • Jitu  May 7, 2014 at 10:26 am

      In India secular means anti-hinduism and appeasement of Muslims for Political gain.

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  21. Kannan S  May 5, 2014 at 6:15 am

    was wondering if any of Gandhi’s direct family members got affected by this riots or non-hindus, what will be Gandhi’s stand? still the same?

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  22. Hari  May 5, 2014 at 8:25 am

    Everybody has a right to follow ones will, the problem is when one tries to impose it on another. It was a pity that a learned man like Godse though that one could be born a Hindu and killing of Gandhi would have solved the problem. The rot had already started when Karna was called one of a lower stature in Mahabharata and when Ravan was called an Asura inspite of being a bramhin by birth and deeds, however Ram being called a God inspite of all his shortfalls. The pity is, the nation is made to believe that Gandhi and Congress was the root causes of all failures and Godse and Hinduism the solution of all evils.

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  23. Harsha  May 5, 2014 at 8:35 am

    Now I know why my dad used to hate Gandi and Nehru. Thanks for an enlightening article.

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  24. Neethi  May 5, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    Its not because of Gandhi we got Freedom in 1947, The real History is different. it was because of USA we were given freedom by the British. The Atlantic Charter was the Reason for our Freedom. Can any body remember from when Gandhi asked for Indian independence? when u do research on this, the real History will be seen

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    • Ajay  May 8, 2014 at 6:29 am

      The real Reason for us to get freedom.
      There r many Reason.
      The Great Indian Navy Revolt ( Rss influence of Sikhs & Jats )
      2nd world War ( weakened the British empire )
      mutual understanding by the Christian Nations to Omit colonisation & replace it with another secular form of controlling their economy.

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  25. shrikanth.karan@gmail.com  May 5, 2014 at 1:25 pm

    Godse did the right thing,I have also read other articles related to this,where one of the main reason for killing him is ,he did not stop the punishment of our heroes,Bhagat singh,Sukh dev,Rajguru.And also many hindu were killed and our sisters and mothers were being raped in pakistan,but this gandhi did not looked at them,the other imp thing was,when hindus were being sent to India from pakistan,gandhi told them to go back to pakistan as now they belong to that country,but in reality there were wars in between hindu and muslim in pakistan.

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  26. Sarhanzy  May 6, 2014 at 1:00 pm

    I am surprised at the people proud of Godses action of killing Gandhi, and his fundementalist ideologies. It’s pretty sad that there are people out there as can be seen in the comments who believe that religion is the makeup of Indian civilsation. Does someone not Hindu in India not deserve to be Indian, who are you or for the matter Godse to decide this pretty idiotic idealogy.

    Relegion should never overshadow or decide politics or a common Indian. I can see how easily the gullible can be swayed to religious extremism and reading this justification and the fact that he couldn’t even reason with Gandhi through dialogue but through violence.

    India as a country should have open minded people, and, not people such as some of the ones posting here, who are closed minded fundementalists, it is only then that India will progress. How can a country progress when people hate each other in the name of the religion to the extent that they think it’s justified that the father of the nation was killed by a fundementalist.

    I would like to conclude this ever so long statement by saying to the people with such ideologies, take your mind out of the gutter, religious intolerance serves no benefit. Let’s work together to be better human beings and build a better tomorrow.

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    • Jagadish  May 9, 2014 at 3:14 am

      You said no different that what we have been doing since the muslim invasion. You welcome everyone.. they come and screw you up. We are being tolerant and ‘secular’. Are you saying that we as a country are happy now?.. Who is perpetrating terrorist acts not only in India, but in the entire world?.

      Godse’s statement was for people like you. Only those who cannot fight real war, talk about peace.

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    • Secular Humanist  May 13, 2014 at 8:25 pm

      Wish they were more of you in this country

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    • RS  May 13, 2014 at 9:12 pm

      That’s great that people like you exist in this country. You should also tell this to all the Sikhs and Hindus that died in the partition and had their women paraded naked in the public, raped and killed. You should also tell this to all the Hindus still being killed in Muslim territories today, including the riots instigated by Muslim majority in Meerut yesterday which none of the media is touching. How about the abuse faced here:

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKqsD2w2GDs

      Or you should tell this to all the non-Muslims who are suffering in Muslim countries, Bangladesh killing Hindus and illegal immigrants coming to NE India and killing the people while taking over their lands – something that Indian government, especially Mamata Banerjee is ignoring in favour of secularism and minority!

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgUUP8ZBC0U

      Yes, we need more people like you so India becomes a Muslim country and we all live in fear of persecution and oppression.

      We definitely need cowards like you!

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  27. Mukundhan Radhakrishnan  May 6, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    many movements started by gandhi were self controled. no one else had a chance of participating in decision making. what kind of sense does it make.its not his personal intrest.its actually for the country.its not like when ever he needs to start a movement he can and stop wen he wish.he was just better of many in those days who can speak well and only that made him look better. pepole were desparate .they were in need of freedom and gandhi convinced them better in getting freedom.just for few reasons like this calling a person father of nation is a kind of exagerating one leaving others behind, who had bettre hand in the struggle.Godse was a good obsever cum good decision maker,who had guts to come forward to assassin a person like this for well being of the same society were he lived.

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  28. piyush  May 7, 2014 at 6:00 am

    Ghandi was the worst thing to happen to india, second was nehru, if these two criminals were never born, India would be in a much better place today without division and fully united.

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    • Rajesh  June 7, 2014 at 5:27 pm

      dusron ko criminal kahne wale khud pe nahin dekhate… gandhi jinhe duniya manti hai… un taklifo se gujar kar bane … jinse normal insan sochkar hi thak jai…… agar gandhi tumhara bhala na kar paye to aaj ke neta to achhe hain na… unse hi kyon nahi kara lete….

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  29. Sati  May 7, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    Who broke the Gandhi Tatva ??

    Gandhi himself broke the Gandhi tatva by Making Chutiya Nehru as first Prime Minster of Hindustan instead of “Sardar Patel” .

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    • Mrignayani  August 12, 2014 at 3:54 am

      You forget that Sardar Patel was 75 at the time. Nehru was less than 60.
      Sardar Patel died a couple of years after independance, like Jinnah in Pakistan.
      It could have been more chaotic than you can imagine. Trust that people
      tried their best in the situation they were in.

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      • Azad  October 9, 2014 at 11:49 am

        Hahaha very Logical, Intellectual & Secular Reason!!! Indeed they had tried their best according to their vested interests & people like you are safe gaurding that legacy by worshipping Gandhi’s (TM)….

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  30. Devang  May 7, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    Nathuram was so full of crap, also he did not state what did he gain by killing Gandhi, his action was without any cause at least so called terrorist have a cause. He was a psycho and his own mind killed him and Gandhi. no one should share this and make more psycho….

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  31. vsiyer  May 8, 2014 at 3:43 am

    sector4
    charkop

    really an eye opener…. Godse, would have been pardoned …why appreciated today , if happened today.

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  32. khapgode  May 8, 2014 at 5:59 am

    its seems to be some mental issues with godse. killer is killer. he cannot justify his imaginative theories to kill father of nation.

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  33. Hiral  May 8, 2014 at 7:31 am

    Though i think that Ghodse may not be totally right in his approach towards muslims… it is the religions that led to the divide and that had our so – called father of the nation tried, we could have very well been India minus terrorism and without kashmir disputes, without riots and a bigger sub-continent. By secretly consenting to partition, no one gained. We lost our fellow citizens and territories, they lost kashmir and in the end a lot of lives were lost and are still being lost. Undivided India could have been achieved, but Gandhi, for whom his predicament would be final, could not be retraced. He built a wall and it became a border. No one gained!

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  34. Keshav  May 8, 2014 at 5:03 pm

    What’s wrong in our mentality is that we think gandhi resorted to non-violence because he was a coward. The true fact is that he was prudential. He knew that the British were an imperialistic force who’ve fought battles since the birth of their nation and have won each of them and India had no chance of winning a violent battle against the british. Talking of approach through violence, what fruit did revolt of 1857 bear apart from stricter laws and increased armed “whites” in the country?Talking of heeding to M.A Jinnah’s demands, it was a very small price we paid. And as it is even if this partition wouldn’t have happened, the hindus and the current pakistani muslims(As they chose to move out) would still remain segregated and it would be forceful to keep them together leading in even more violence. As it is we’ve got enough to say euphemistically, diversity with 28 states and I dont think we could want more of this “Diversity” with another few states. Land acquisation brings no peace and is no sign of prestige of which the soviet russia is or was I dont know what to say a great example. Things could have beem a lot more worse as very few people in India-Pakistan understand the we are humans before being hindus or muslims and humanity by itself is a religion and those who do not preach this religion are scientifically called psycopaths

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    • Sid  November 3, 2014 at 12:39 pm

      It proves that Gandhi had lost the battle before he fought it..Its a slap on the face for our great leaders who gave their blood for the motherland like Subhash Bose, Bhagat Singh and so on and on

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  35. Banumathy  May 8, 2014 at 5:08 pm

    Because of partition only chain of great bad events took place. If there was no partition , there wont be these countries Pakistan, Bangladesh. they would be part of India. No Indo china war, no kargil war.ni Kashmir problem We would not have allowed the Chinese to take over a part of Arunachal Pradesh. would not have allowed other countries to interfere in our internal problems. there wont be any religious enmity amongst us. So who are all part to this partition, should be let known to our future generation. To satisfy Jinnah who wanted to be a ruler , this partition took place.

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  36. MKG  May 8, 2014 at 6:45 pm

    In my personal view, Ghodse was a fanatic Hindu! I will tell you a story and let you guys be judge of what is right and what is wrong. For a moment, let’s forget about Gandhi or Godse and let’s just concentrate on the below story.
    Once upon a time there was a man named Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, he lived in a small house. He had 2 sons and their names were Hindu and Muslim. They were all living happily together until one day; a group of thieves attacked their house. Gandhi along with his 2 sons struggled to defend his house and after continuous struggle, they managed to drive the thieves away. Gandhi was very proud of his 2 children, the way they came together to get rid of their common enemy.
    As in any other house in India, few days later, his son Muslim came to Gandhi and said that his family is growing now and he needs his part of the house. Gandhi tried to convince him that it is better to stick together because if the thieves will attack again then they can defend the house again as a bigger force however Muslim was not ready to listen. Few days later, even Hindu came with the same demand of his share of the house. Gandhi was heart-broken but he decided not to divide the house and thought that after sometime they will forget it and will stay together again as brothers. However, as the time passed the conflict among Hindu and Muslim started to aggravate.
    Gandhi did not know how to divide the house since Hindu had a bigger family than Muslim and since both were his children he wanted to do justice to both. He was in big dilemma and hoped that his 2 sons will reconcile someday. Hindu and Muslim both were unpleased with their father that he is not making a decision, so they decided to divide the house within themselves. Since, Hindu had a bigger family so he took the major share of the house and gave the rest Muslim.
    When Gandhi came to know about it, he was heart-broken. He realized that Muslim got the less share of the house and like any other father he wanted to make sure that Muslim is able to support itself and his family. So, he decides to take some money from Hindu and give it to his Muslim son. In the meantime his Hindu son came to know about it and got really furious and in the fit of rage he decided to kill his father.
    Gandhi as usual was getting ready for the temple to offer his morning prayers, his Hindu son came up to him, touched his feet, took out his pistol and shot his 79 years old father in his chest. Gandhi looked at his son, smiled, said “Hey Ram” and died on the spot!
    His son Hindu pleads guilty and gives the justification of injustice for killing his 79 year old father.
    Will you as Jury or as a human being pardon him???

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    • Aaron  May 8, 2014 at 7:19 pm

      HOLY CRAP!!! Talk about being delusional moron… its funny how you created this imaginary fable to justify your idea of gandhi being all good and all holy and whoever stood against his stupidity was evil….

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    • Jagadiesh  May 9, 2014 at 3:06 am

      Thank you for a very funny story!!!!… It started with a big illusion that have been set firmly in the minds of many Hindus including some who posted here..

      /*There were all living happily together*/

      Really?.. The so-called ‘muslim’ brother invaded from outside. Because this ‘Hindu’ brother is always accommodative as his culture says “Vasudaiva Kutumbam” and accepts all faiths as true unlike these fanatic religions, was kind enough to give shelter to the other brother. Mind you, we always heard about Muslim Kings killing/converting Hindus and destroying their temples in spite of their minority, you never heard about Hindus being in majority resorting to such acts in the history…I know you will bring up 1992 and Modi which is two-way violence anyway, but I am talking about history. That was the tolerance of the HIndu brother.

      To extend your story, ‘a group of theives’ was Muslims coming to India… It was only a matter of time. British came in 16th Century where as Muslims came in 11th century… If Muslims can claim themselves as brothers, then they cannot say British as thieves…

      So, the muslim brother simply took the advantage of so called group of thieves to steal a major portion of the house because he himself is a thief..

      Gandhi being a coward, allowed it in the name of non-violence. In fact what Godse feared is happening now. The same pseudo secular policy is inherited by his followers now.

      If you tell the right story, then people will be able to judge if it is right or wrong. A cock-and-bull story will only make them to decide between chicken sh1t or bull sh1t and the sh1t alwys floats and shows up..

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  37. SK  May 8, 2014 at 7:40 pm

    Some people have really warped ideology when it comes to the killing of “bapuji” – the one man who practically ripped India apart and caused immense atrocities and butchering in the name of secularism. The guy was a lunatic who knew how to play mind games – a sick man who knew how to manipulate the crowd, especially at a time when most Indians were not allowed to be educated by the British.

    You are crying about one man being killed but what about what about all those massacred before and after the partition? Ok, never mind that – how about today when countries like US and its allies send their troops into whichever country they choose to bully and control people in the name of war against terrorism. I don’t see anyone crying about that. How about when people are murdered in Muslim countries to appease their Sharia laws, girls kidnapped, raped and murdered.

    Here’s a few things that are wrong with Gandhi:
    – slept naked with young women, including his niece to test his manhood.
    – had an affair with a British guy and abused his own wife for him, wrote several letters to him that were just bought by the Indian government to hide his fallacies.
    – called freedom fighters terrorists, happy that people like Bhagat Singh were put to death
    – Dr. Ambedkar once said: “A person who cheats and keeps other people in dark, if you call such person a Mahatma, then Gandhi is a Mahatma”
    – racist against the South African Blacks, was happy they were treated like animals by the Whites
    – ostracized people like Netaji, Sardar Patel and many other freedom fighters who gave up far more than this guy who had both his arms hanging around young women.

    And this is just the tip of the iceberg.

    Tell me – if someone today asks you to let your daughter and wives be raped and that you should just die off of the greater good, WOULD YOU DO IT?? So instead of ranting and crying over a useless man who sadly died a very swift death – when countless others suffered – GET REAL instead of blaming Hindu fanatics or RSS or any other tooth fairy that you can think of!

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  38. calebsingh  May 8, 2014 at 11:47 pm

    Whatever one would say about partition and it’s horrors,the split of pre independent India was good for it future,otherwise modern India would have ungovernable,it would be like Bosnia, nigeria torn apart by religious insurgency and ethnic cleansing and countless millions would continue to die

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  39. Jagadish  May 9, 2014 at 2:07 am

    This is the first time I am seeing the perspective of Godse and I can’t help myself than to praise him. In all the literature I have studied so far, Godse appears as an evil man and Gandhi a God…While his entire statement was eloquent with excellent reasoning and literary values, the gems are below..

    /*It is my firm belief that in dubbing Rama, Krishna and Arjuna as guilty of violence, the Mahatma betrayed
    a total ignorance of the springs of human action*/

    /*His (Gandhi) inner-voice, his spiritual power and his doctrine of non-violence of which so
    much is made of, all crumbled before Jinnah’s iron will and proved to be powerless.*/

    /*There was no legal machinery by which such an offender could be brought to book and for
    this reason I fired those fatal shots..*/

    /* No doubt, my own future would be totally ruined, but the nation would be saved from
    the inroads of Pakistan.*/

    I feel guilty for living in such world of illusion…Of course, I never believed Godse was so foolish to do this act, but I never had chance to look at his view.

    He is a true patriot and a true martyr…. Take a bow Godse and kudoes to your bravery.. I am proud of you…Rarely people like you come onto the earth and most of them get branded as you.. but

    One should not be judged by the actions to label him as a terrorist.. It should be the end result.. Gandhi might have not killed millions by taking up the gun, but his policy and actions did… So, why not then call him a terrorist under the disguise of Mahatma….

    /* I have no doubt that honest writers of history will weigh my act and find the true value thereof someday in future*/

    Well, the future is here now..

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  40. N.S.Jayaraman  May 9, 2014 at 12:01 pm

    Difficult not to agree with his conviction; Godse was a Brahmin unlike Arjuna, Rama or Krishna and therefore he cannot claim Right to Kill?! He may be wrong as per Neyathi, Nyayam, and from legal point of view also but as per Dharma he has not done wrong; but was it Right?!

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  41. Indian  May 9, 2014 at 12:07 pm

    I liked a comment from one of the above, it read, “…… no religion teaches one to kill”. But again, I believe, it is an individuals duty and moral responsibility to stand up for oneself and fight for one’s right, to fight for what one believes in. How one does it, is to each his / her own. It remains to be seen as to how long can one offer the other cheek.

    Some people have the natural charisma to lead, in their own style, Hitler led the Germans, they believed in him, atleast the majority of them, Gandhi led the Indians, and people believed him, at least the majority of them. Contrasting styles of both leaders, and they were of the same era. Now, we all know that part of the history, how each country was looked upon, how their people treated. People in divided Germany had the will to tear down the wall. Do the people in Indian subcontinent have that kind of an intent or mutual love? If ‘NO’, then what happened, happened for good. Now, a lot of people might point out that, there, they were of the same origin, here we are talking about invaders. I say, if the invaders invaded in 11th Century, and stayed on till the 21st century, 1000 yrs. (approx.), then the invaders can be considered inhabitants of this sub-continent, because a lot of landscape has changed ever since.

    People who believed in gandhi followed him, the others killed him, they had to kill him, because they were the ‘minority (by ‘minority here, I don’t mean muslims, I mean the ‘Godse’ ideology), because had the ‘Godse’ ideology been the prevailing one, Gandhi’s ideology would have frittered away naturally. But, as they were ‘the minority’, and were not being heard, in order to be heard, they attacked and killed the very root cause, ‘Gandhi’. But alas by then it was too late, as what was to happen had already happened, and by killing gandhi nothing changed.

    India (I take the liberty to call this country India, and not Hindustaan. Lets call a carrot, a carrot), would not have been India had the ‘goras’ not colonised us. It is to fight them, that this landscape united, and got its identity, called INDIA. They taught us a lot of things.

    We Indians, back then, this land being called the, “Sone ki chidiya”, and the inhabitants of this land being very “sukhi” kind of people, did not believe in too much unwarranted violence, and adopted a policy of “live and let live”. I believe, it is because of this “sukhi” nature, it was easy to dominate and invade us. its like, ” abhi to padosi ke ghar daaka pada hai na, hum kyu chinta karey, jis din hamare ghar mein daaka padega, dekh lenge”. It was this attitude, of not fighting unitedly against invaders, that cost us our sovereignty. Brave hearts like Shivaji, Maharanaprataap, etc…who had the courage and intent to stand up are revered.

    Today, India is looked upon as a better country than Pakistan. This is largely due to the fact, that we made better choices as a country than them 68 years back. Even the best of developed countries have their share of problems. But we are still better off as a society than them. That is why probably, they are called ‘Pakistanis’, and we are called Indians, rather than Hindustanis.

    As far as the Hindu – muslim fight goes, it shall remain, it is like the ‘saas – bahu’ fight, its a fight because of conflicting ideologies. we know today the state of affairs of all muslim countries. Either they are run by dictators, or monarchs, or by military regimes / terrorists. We can be proud of ourselves by the fact we have brought this country to the place where it stands now.

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    • kiran  May 15, 2014 at 9:38 am

      Hi Indian.. nice comment but i feel you have not made any research about BHARATH(indian) history and history of british. how britan was before coming to bharath and how it changed after coming here and same for our own bharath how it was earlier and after british came here. And also if possible search in google about the countries invaded by european / muslim invaders. how almost entire population of that country was converted. Only bharath is such country which was invaded for almost 1000 years but still not managed to convert majority of the population here. may be raja & maharajas were not strong enough or bound by many rules of their own were defeated in wars but people of BHARATH could not be defeated. it give you proof of how hard our people fought for last 1000+ years

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  42. AKV  May 9, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    I was not patient enough to read all the comments and hence not sure whether this was already asked or not. I have mixed feelings about this write up which is more of a neutral view, but in my opinion even if all this is true then also what godse did was very much similar to what Gandhi did in the sense he acted upon him own opinion or ideology; what if he was also wrong like gandhi was? Anyways, I would like to know whether this article has a legitimate source and even if this was recorded using some media, is the translation proper or are we reading the version of somebody who translated it to English?

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  43. Jagadish  May 9, 2014 at 2:15 pm

    I was just comparing the faces of Godse and Gandhi.. Man!!!.. Godse looks like an intellectual of a very high calibre and energetic. Gandhi looks selfish and dumb!!

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    • Max  May 10, 2014 at 11:39 am

      Tell us how stupid you are, judging a book by its cover!

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  44. Ram  May 9, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    Hindi is the oppression of India in the hands of Darius and the Arabs. Sanskrit is Hindu. Let us not e confused. SAY NO TO HINDI!!!!!

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  45. Yash  May 10, 2014 at 5:38 pm

    I seriously don’t know why are some people so over-protective about Muslims. I don’t mean to offend anyone. But I think a lot of times, Muslims do get a lot of power, because ‘they are considered as a minority’. Damn, I guess hadn’t Godse killed Gandhi, I guess India would have been a Muslim country now. Why not take a ‘over-hyped’ example, Somehow everybody remembers the Godhra riots of 2002, because 1000s of Muslims were killed. (in the first place, I guess the no. of people killed were 952 or something). Those are the only of the few riots, or even the riots in Mumbai in the late 80’s or 90’s. I feel these riots, ( which are always highlighted ) are the only ones remembered because Muslims were killed in it. Guys, even 100s of Hindu’s were killed. Not only in the 2 riots mentioned above, but a lot of ‘dangals’ and ‘riots’ occurred earlier, wherein non or negligible amount of Muslims were killed. Finally, both these riots started because Muslims ignited the riots. Especially the Gujarat riots, by burning down the train in which Hindus were on their way back to their hometown. Altleast that was the last of the major riots. All I feel is that, we as Hindu’s do not value ourselves, or our self respect as much as maybe some oher religions do. And maybe that’s the exact reason, maybe we got evaded so many times, by so many of invaders in the course of history. Everyone, came in to do business,and then landed up ruling us.

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  46. garry  May 11, 2014 at 2:13 pm

    Wish he would have also killed Nehru……..

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  47. VK  May 11, 2014 at 4:31 pm

    My pranams to Nathuram Godseji.

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  48. RAMEESH  May 11, 2014 at 9:37 pm

    Gandhi i really deserved to kill, because him today we all are facing this situation

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  49. akruti  May 11, 2014 at 10:07 pm

    Godse was very illogical in his views and naive in gandhi’s thoughts and experiments . india is a secular country we cannot just keep chanting about hindus… every other religion should have equal share either its majority or minority… its not jungle raj we are sensible people living here trying to make world better. before killing gandhi godse even din’t think what if he was wrong …there are thousands of intelligent people researching on gandhi many great personalities has said respectful word for him ..there must be something in dat person so dat the whole nation calls him gandhi. criticizing is easy but doing actual work and leading such a big versatile country towards freedom is not a very easy task beside there are millions living in country no one can please every one . GODSE WAS MOST STUPID GUY ON THIS EARTH he was so unfortunate he couldn’t understand gandhi and his philosophies.

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  50. Sonita  May 12, 2014 at 6:21 am

    He was not a Mahatma NOR a Father of the Nation since that criteria is not acknowledged by the Indian government.

    Well, let me see, where he is a Mahatma from:

    A man who slept naked with several young women, including his own niece.
    Has a gay lover that Indian government had to buy off his letter for a whopping 700,000 pounds so as to not shame the poor Mahatma. Pretty hefty tag to hide these letters from public eyes.
    Treated his wife like garbage who then took it out on the women he kept around with him, including the poor woman who left everything behind in England to become his cook.

    A man for whom Nehru jailed 20,000 RSS workers, made it an illegal organization and went after all the Brahmins from Maharashtra simply because Godse was an ex-RSS member and a Brahmin. TEN times more educated than Gandhi or Nehru!

    Here’s a few seconds worth watching if anyone wants to know about the so called BAPU!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRV8PYDIa8I

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  51. gouse  May 12, 2014 at 11:38 am

    India is not a hindus country we muslims ruled india for more than 300 hundered years we repected your religion so you are her other wise india is a islamic state

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    • AD  December 14, 2014 at 11:46 pm

      @gouse: Go back to the age of Mahabharat, Ramayan. It was a hindu country then and you guys entered this country forcefully, like some of the people from your community are still entering this country illegally. So you are outsider actually. In that sense historically India is a hindu country. Because of the accomodotive nature of the hindu’s you guys still able to stay in this country with full respect and dignity. Had the hindu’s been not that accomodative you could not have entered this country on the first place. Also to brush on some of the historical facts of the Mughal dynasty that you are referring to, that also finally got defeated by Sivaji and other hindu rulers and that was almost the end of there rule. In fact the mughal’s were also able to rule this country because of the peace loving and accomodative attitude of hindu’s just by wining in battles they could not have created the dynasty that they were having.

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  52. rita  May 12, 2014 at 6:54 pm

    perceptions may differ, but killing is not the answer !

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  53. kaka  May 13, 2014 at 10:21 am

    @gouse…Thats why people like you should b thrown out of India…its high time…we have been too tolerant…not anymore..let Modi Ji come…he’ll screw ur happiness once for all..

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  54. kaka  May 13, 2014 at 10:34 am

    India is secular bcos Hindus are in a majority…Hindus r peace loving and all encompassing…muslims r basically intolerant n voilent by nature…u take any country…muslims can never live in peace anywhere…the moment Muslims reach even 35 40 percent they will push for shariah law….look what they are doing in kerala…they r changing the syllabus to incl koranic learnings…they will do exactly what they did in kashmir…cleanse kashmiri hindus…cleanse hindus from India…even today for Muslims India is an unfinished agenda…show me one muslim country which is secular..both in Pakistan n bangladesh minorities r below 5 percent down from 15 20%…its high time India implements a uniform civil code n put these so called minorities in their place..and give them a choice to leave this country…letting us live in peace in our own country ..

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  55. pavan  May 13, 2014 at 2:34 pm

    No one in their life can understand Gandhi !!! what Ghodse tried is to defend himself …If we need to take Ghodse comment into consideration and think that Gandhi is the culprit then every person who does mistake will be having some foolish reason behind it

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  56. Sanjay Billore  May 13, 2014 at 7:10 pm

    If Godse was logical then why he waited so long, why he didn’t killed Gandhiji on very first day when he realized that whatever Gandhiji doing is absolutely wrong.
    I am not supporting Gandhiji but I think killing him was the worst decision of Godse, and i dont think this decision to kill Gandhiji was taken by Godse only. A nice person who is thinking for the entire nation would not kill any great leader rather he would show guts to stands on his own to oppose that wrong leader.

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  57. SK  May 14, 2014 at 2:14 am

    Can’t believe some people aren’t able to see past their noses and today’s mentality! These guys lived in a very confined world, suppressed and manipulated by people in power, including Gandhi. He was one of the 8% ELITE INDIANS who were allowed to be educated – rest could NOT! As they say, the best way to keep public in check and under one’s thumb is to keep them ignorant and uneducated.

    How can you guys make statements like Godse should have exposed Gandhi / he should have used media’s help / he should have found other means, blah blah! Are you kidding!!! Seriously, how mental can people get!!! Stop thinking with today’s technology and its use and abuse! That time and people were far different from what we have today. Even today idiots get taken in by pathetic losers and liars like Kejriwal, a perfect replica of Gandhi’s nautanki!

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  58. Kannan Seval  May 14, 2014 at 5:27 am

    Even today, most of the persons belonging to Islam is against India and its culture despite the fact that they live in this Country for generations. Any bomb blasts anywhere in our Country is attributed to the people from this community. In the name of Secularism as preached by Gandhiji, we have allowed them to stay back at time of division whereas Pakistan made it clear to the Hindus there that they will be treated as 3rd Citizen only and cannot expect any concessions as minority people, if they choose to continue living there. If Godsey has taken this extreme decision, it is not at spurt of the moment but after giving pros. and cons of his action. He is aware that he will be hanged to death but still he chose to.do this act as he found no way out to change Mahathma’s mind and thoughts. I do not know whether I justify his action or not, I agree with his views.

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  59. kaka  May 14, 2014 at 8:26 am

    Its high time India is cleared of these Muslims…they r like cancer to this country. Islam is a national n international threat to world peace. This country is going to dogs bcos of its secularism….and so called secular hindus…secular hindus r the biggest idiots..and enemies of Hindus….they do not realise the sinister plans of muslims n Christians .. .its high time India is declared a Hindu nation…there r no roits in gujrat bcos Modi Ji put these muslims in their place once for all…how dare they burn a train n kill hindus in India…the bjp in gujrat screwed their happiness…Islam should be wiped out from India if not this world…

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    • sunil  June 6, 2014 at 5:23 am

      xcellent kaka ji

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      • prashant  January 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm

        Excellent kaka ji, you echoed my feelings

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  60. Chandan  May 14, 2014 at 6:20 pm

    Godse was certainly not a Bramhin. Leads me to doubt the authenticity of his statement above.

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  61. jzzzz  May 14, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    well lot of people said lot of things but there is history beyond hindus first of all congress is found by jinnah n he is the president of congress n obviously he wants to be prime minister of india. its normal human desire n gandhiji had no intrst in politics n here came sardar patel who played politics to move nehru forward sayiing hindus wont like jinnah being prime minister then jinnah said if so muslims also wont like vice versa so how can gandhiji decide. u want gandhji to be partial to be frank gandhiji is one person with lot of greaf aftr wat so called freedom the person who strived for equality n freedom his whole life was actually unsatisfied person at last . i really feel pitty for people who call him biased . dnt think frm hindu r muslim side think as neautral person

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  62. anoop  May 15, 2014 at 9:43 am

    i have just one word to this website SHAME

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  63. Ritwil  May 18, 2014 at 5:05 am

    Godse salutes, but I hate you !!!!!!!!!!! reason being you made a martyr out of a man whom Nehru would have royally screwed up in due course of time. You should have allowed him to live for one more year or two, we would have seen the real face of Nehru long long back…………

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  64. Dlip Flip Lid  May 18, 2014 at 5:37 pm

    Gandi baba thot he cud overtake the pomphret of eslime and bcum pomphret himself, but could not.
    When even Akbar badshah could not, how could gandi-baba?
    This is a severe case of 0ver-estimation by that man!

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  65. Sudhakar  May 19, 2014 at 9:11 am

    Gandhiji never imposed and if the masses chose to ignore him, he would have died fasting. Such were the times that we as a nation wanted clarity in purpose and action that we chose the Mahatma to lead.

    Strange we dont blame the british and stranger when we choose to glorify the killer as some form of vindication to all the ills that we continue to live with. Muslims have been nurtured by vote bank politics and todays politicians should be held accountable, not Gandhiji. I fervently hope its a minority with this RSS/Godse mindset. Time will really tell. Jai Hind

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  66. aditya  May 20, 2014 at 8:00 am

    It is strange today sitting in independent India, we talk about the preindependence era, and people who have no contribution whatsoever towards society talk such things about gandhi.

    Gandhi was as much a human as anyone and must have done things which many people may not consider right.
    But name one person in the history of amnkind whose actions are agreeable to all. Jinnah and godse are two sides of the same coin

    Are all Hindus anti muslim ? Riots was not only done by muslims, If all of us are so anti muslim why exactly would u want pakistan unseparated?
    If not what was the alternative godse says we cant co-exist? now isnt that illogical
    If Gandhi stopped the riots in India did he not save many innocent lives? Krishna, Arjun Rama never asked to kill innocent people in the name of religion,
    he may killed gandhi thinking wrong but to think what he did was right will also be wrong

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  67. Chandrika  May 20, 2014 at 8:25 am

    In my opinion ,Godseji was absolutely right.Gandhi was unfairly favourable to Muslims….Even now, Our leaders are following the footsteps of Gandhi, for vote bank.Godseji probably has not anticipated this at that time. He shot the tree but did not destroy the roots.One thing is that people of the country have realised the truth and now are aware that if they dont raise their voice now, they will become minorities one day. The point to be concentrated mainly on the polygamy and the no. of children the govt is allowing the other religions to have.and that Godse’s sacrifice should not go waste.

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  68. Earthling  May 20, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    Suit yourselves.Humans first.The future is about global village. Not about my religion or my land. Gandhiji or Godseji let them be just history.The next invasion is by non earthlings.Save blood till then.

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  69. kaden  May 21, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    2000 years back, my forefathers who were brahmins accepted christianity..and today i accepted islam and converted to become a muslim. Does that make less INDIAN..? My forefathers where Brahmins,.. my parents were christains,. i’m a muslim.. but i’m an INDIAN, no matter what my religious belief is..

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  70. Peter  May 22, 2014 at 8:47 am

    Well Well….with the advent of BJP I think we are a step closer to eradicate the term ‘Gandhi’ that has caused setback to the progress of India. Apart from what Godse has written what infuriates me more is that he shared his name with Feroz Khan aka Gandhi, husband of Indira who was a Pakistani! This implies that a family of Pakistanis have been governing us for the past years since Independence. Its time for a change..

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    • Anil  October 4, 2014 at 10:56 am

      Based on your statement,
      – L.K. Advani is pakistani. Milkha Singh is pakistani.
      – All who left pakistan and settled in India during partition are therefore pakistani.
      – Indus valley civilization is pakistani.
      – And who moved from India to pakistan are in fact still indians.
      thanks for clearing this point.

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  71. Ramesh  May 22, 2014 at 10:39 am

    I tend to empathize with Ghodse here. Many people say it was irrational, yes killing a life certainly is dastardly act, but you have consider the fact India was invaded by Muslims and then later taken captive by the British. India intrinsically is a Hindu State. You cannot call Country Secular when Minorities enjoy better facilities than the native people. No wonder India currently is in its state because of Nehru and Gandhi and one has empathize with folks who are native to India. Please do not call the native Indians(Hindus) as fundamentalists, they really are not but they have forced to think that way

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  72. Manish Kumar  May 22, 2014 at 6:02 pm

    I think we should give this a human angle rather than giving it a religious angle. What Gandhi did that time, may be he thought it was the best alternative at that point in time, may be it had harsher implications later.
    I think any body who lives in india with a Indian nationality is an Indian, Please do not divide by deciding on who is native and who is not.
    Its high time we should move on from these topics of discussions and think about development, I think that is the reason why modi have got such an majority with support from almost all the class of people be it from any religion or caste.
    If somebody support violence against a certain class of people then they must agree violence against Indians in UK & Australia were also justified. isn’t it? Why we feel bad if such an instance happens abroad?
    We should understand that these violence are situational and mostly are created by few people for their personal benefits.

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  73. Kumar  May 26, 2014 at 2:52 am

    I feel British would still be here, what they have looted from India is nothing when compared to the looting done by the congressies so far. These congressies aptly carried the principle of divide and rule and greatly profited for themselves right from nehru to rahul. While british developed the contry, congressies developed themselves from rags to riches. One MP from Andhra amassed more than one lack crore rupees in just five years and this is just one example.

    Coming to religious issue., not only in past even you can see now also the dominance of muslim groups in more violence and extremisim not only in India even in Pakistan.

    The principles of islam is like that but not all muslims can be blamed for extremism, there are many of them stook in front line for the benefit of humanity.

    In any case its hindus and hinduism that lost men and valor and is still continuing.

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  74. pushpanshu  May 26, 2014 at 9:05 pm

    what m.k. gandhi did was the need of the hour…fear of not getting freedom later on was the striking force behind his decision …. he saw success as two individual free nations … gandhi and party and people were so exhausted by the struggle for freedom that the only dream was freedom.. at any cost ..

    what godse did was illegal and illogical… killing someone is not a solution … in a case where probability of backfiring is so high … because m.k.gandhi was a hero of many one’s … “” he should have put his point in a legal and systematic way “”… it would have been more probable for him to achieve what he wanted … i.e priority to army …

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  75. Bhagwad  May 27, 2014 at 10:58 am

    What a loser. His rationalizations are ridiculous. Fact remains, he killed an unarmed man who never committed any crime and who never wanted harm on anyone. For that, he deserved this punishment. A religious bigot who calls himself a freethinker and at the same time believes that hindus are special.

    Why are we giving this lunatic so much importance?

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  76. Mohammed Moinuddin  May 29, 2014 at 5:27 am

    I dont understand these political things, what i believe is HUMANITY is the biggest religion.. No religion teaches to do wrong things.. We are still fighting on religion why cant we stay together as humans as every religion teaches humanity.. If something wrong is done by Muslims will not become right just bcz they are muslims.. wrong will b always wrong if its done by any person irrespective of any religion.. Instead of going back to history n keep fighting on religions,caste & community lets stay together as human.. lets b responsible citizens of our contury, contribute whatever we can like educating poor kids etc.. & together as “WE” lets work for the growth of our country. If someone is not able to do anything for his country then better stay as a “HUMAN” than making people fight on religion.. Thank u Jai Hind… Mohammed Moinuddin

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  77. ali khan  May 30, 2014 at 6:15 pm

    listen you idiot Bhagwad, dont you ever called Mr. Godse a lunatic ,people like Godse ,Bhagat singh are real heroes and freedom fighter,people like gandhi are just have nothing to do with freedom and all things ,it was because of gandhi that india got freedom after 20 years otherwise it would be with bhagat singh.
    and Godse it absolutely right ,if gandhi is so curious about freedom then why he was on fast to evacuate jama masjid which was occupied by hindu refugee.
    why Gandhi have not bothered about hindu suffering in pakistan and who is he to decide to create a muslim country.

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    • Kunal  May 31, 2014 at 7:10 am

      I totally Agree with Ali khan….Whatever Mr.Khan said is based fact. Gud one Ali.

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  78. Respect the efforts!  May 31, 2014 at 5:43 pm

    God should spare you when you comment on Gandhi, Speaking in forum is easy than fighting in battle field without weapons. He fought for our freedom, respect his efforts. He never seperated two communties who want be wth each oher he seperated who want to be seperated.

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  79. Ram Dev  June 2, 2014 at 11:33 pm

    I know this is true.iam history student
    Any how the people have to read this.ihave a dream that is in our rupee notes subhas chsndra boss pic iwant to see

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  80. sreeeraja  June 3, 2014 at 8:38 am

    I wish there were like and rate social community features available here.

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  81. Raj  June 3, 2014 at 11:48 am

    Gandhi is a piece of shit….Bhaghat Singh should be the father of the nation,…

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    • Zawwar Sadiq  June 4, 2014 at 9:06 am

      Those, from whom there is any problem (killing/injuries etc) to innocent peoples are terrorists.

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    • Srujana  January 9, 2015 at 9:38 am

      yes. because of Gandhi only Bhaghat singh was died.

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  82. maddy  June 3, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    there is never good or bad that ever exits,whatever it is that is just the person’s thinking at that time….even if we consider mahabharatha ,ramayana all of them try to teach how to be good..hw to destroy the evil for sake of wellness of people…even in this case all persons can’t be right,or all can’t be wrong..so what matters is the person’s perception,and where is he destined to and on what his moral side stood..so may be gandhi is trying to make a secular country where he is very well known for mind games,might be that godsey didn’t get what gandhi was trying to do..but after reading this post godsey justified his work…by explaining to others

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  83. Jee jay  June 4, 2014 at 12:07 am

    What ever the reason is given to kill Gandhi but one thing is certain that the killer and the mentality behind the killing were thinking that Gandhi is converted to Islam and he the extremists did not tolerate his conversion particularly when Gandhi demanded to give the due shares of Pakistan assets in India must be given to them. The history never told this story to our youngsters in our textbooks.

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  84. Zawwar Sadiq  June 4, 2014 at 9:01 am

    As I think these all reasons raised by Nathuram Godse was not only the result of him only but it was prepared with a lot of RSS learned scholars (so called) of that time. It was just because they was not having the real essence knowledge of neither Hinduism nor Islamic.

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  85. Rahul  June 5, 2014 at 7:40 am

    I feel the division in hindsight is a boon for Hindus. I dont know what would have happened if we were united India with a populaton of 150 crores and Muslims being 1/3rd. The kind of fananticism exhibited by this religious group would have been detrimental to existence of the Hindus…

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  86. PsyFreak  June 6, 2014 at 11:31 am

    What an eye opening article, it really has changed my perspective about Nathuram Godse. I really didnt knew anything about Godse. I now want to apologize to such a great person coz one day i used a word called mad man for nathuram godse. I was writing an essay on mahatma gandhi ( not mahatma any more for me ) in my school exam and I wrote that a mad man called Nathuram Godse killed mahatma gandhi but now I realize my mistake and take my words back

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  87. Raul Cook  June 6, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    India got freedom after a long time. Had Mahatma’s principles not followed India wud hav won freedom even earlier. Naturam Godse has rightly justifed his killing of Gandhi..And has also surrendered to d cops immediately aftr d incident though unlike any other person would run for covers..

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  88. James  June 6, 2014 at 6:55 pm

    Lord Mountbatten regretted for not waiting until Jinnah’s death, because he didn’t know he had cancer – If the decision to grand freedom was delayed up to Jinnah’s demise there wouldn’t be a Pakistan. (Freedom at midnight)

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  89. Ramdas  June 8, 2014 at 8:06 am

    It really pains to see the way how our country fellows are treating the Father of our Nation..according to Godse if anybody’s views are not matched then one should kill him??? then after more than 60 years of independence we can find many such examples in the indian political scenario whom we don’t like or don’t support their views then we should kill him??? what reasons he gave against him same can be given against him also vice versa…how can he compare the Mahatma with Ravan or Kansa?? does he adbucted anybody’s wife???does he killed innocent children or imprisoned his own father like Kansa??? does he tried to molest his own brother’s wife in front of all like the kauravas??? his views & thoughts clearly shows that he has been completely brainwashed by the fanatics!!! Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose also didn’t liked Gandhiji’s policies but for that he didn’t killed him??? instead he used to respect him… he drifted himself away from the Congress and joined a different party… later he did the service for the country in his own way… Netaji Subhash’s closest right hand man was a muslim Maj Habibur Rehman!! those fools who are sharing these facts on facebook on their walls without trying to understand the greatness of our country, its diversity on religion or language are really pathetic and to be sympathesized… VIEWS AND POLICY MAY DIFFER BUT NO ONE GAVE THE RIGHT TO KILL ANYBODY FOR THAT REASON… one should respect each other as a human being and Gandhiji was really Great in that aspect… EVEN OUR FINGERS OF OUR HANDS ARE NOT OF THE SAME SIZE SO THAT REASON SHOULD WE CUT THEM??? Our views may differ even with our own Family Members so shall we kill them???? THANK GOD GODSE DIDN’T MARRIED OTHERWISE BEFORE KILLING THE MAHATMA HE WOULD HAVE KILLED HIS OWN WIFE AND CHILDREN FIRST!!!!!!! Actually He was a patient of Depression!!! and the INTELLECTUALS of our country who are supporting him are also like him and they should be immediately sent to a MENTAL ASYLUMS!!! They shouldn’t marry and start a family because they are unfit for it not MEDICALLY BUT MENTALLY!!!

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  90. Achal  June 8, 2014 at 10:13 am

    Mahatma Gandhi’s way of non-violence and his strong belief in non-violence was an unprecedented strive for freedom by Indians which forced the British to give us freedom. The fact of having hindustani as our nation language was an attempt to unite both hindus and muslims. That doesn’t mean Gandhi took sides. He was not the one who gave machetes and guns to hindus and muslims to fight. It was the people who are fanatic and who cannot reason out things did it. Even I think his way of non-violence wouldn’t have suited for the future of the country as aggressive intent was required but his idea of non-violence and his belief in that got us independence. We should thank him for that and for making hindustan united for the struggle.

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  91. Anaam  June 10, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    All of you Get a life !!!! Live in the present !!!
    PEACE

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  92. Laukik  June 12, 2014 at 8:35 am

    Well ! This article too adds up to my knowledge about the dirty politics, policies and history which we all have been following, was written by some good for nothing two bit of looser’s and made us believe in what never happened. Ah-ah ! Hey Almighty, please spare the mentally retard’s for what they have committed is not a sin but a mistake. #stilllaughing.
    I am and will always be a patriot and a true follower of the real Krantikari’s who’s names only appear in the so called history books, but are considered the “other elements”. Super-humans like Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru, Chandrashekhar Azad, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Subhash Chandra Bose, Lala Lajpat Rai, Keshav(Bal) Gangadhar Tilak etc should be followed religiously as their contribution led us to live the lives we are living right now and should be given a higher consideration and a strong identity in present also in the future which can help the next generation to gain some real good knowledge of the sacrifices of these great leaders. Historians have always lambasted the reports as a gross distortion of the truth. And now we should stop it.
    For me, Gandhi’s and Nehru’s were never Mahatma’s and they never will be.
    Period.
    #frustratedIndian

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  93. goutham  June 13, 2014 at 5:07 pm

    i thought , its only me who felt Mr .Godse right for what he did! #Respects

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  94. farhan  June 14, 2014 at 6:25 pm

    i respect for ideology of gandhi ji….because he was avoiding all those practices which may lead to mass killing of people irrespective of community they belong to…. his intentions were never to please muslim or to angry hindus….his aim was to save humanity and human race…because whenever any riot or danga occurs…people of both communities are killed which increases further aggression among them…turning into a massacre.
    so i respect gandi ji and his ideology and if u r a true indian u should also try to understand his principles.
    kyunki koi bhi DANGA HO….MARTA BHI INSAN HI HAI…AUR MAARTA BHI INSAAN HI HAI…

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  95. Vinod  June 16, 2014 at 12:59 pm

    My salute to true and faithful citizen of India Called Nathuram Godse.

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  96. rahulshaw.2009  June 17, 2014 at 10:34 am

    can anybody provide a link to hindi version of this whole thing??

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  97. kesavannamboothiri  June 17, 2014 at 10:49 pm

    It will be more proper to think what is right of us to do next than what has already happened by hooliganinsm. Think stead fast on the present requirements of our nation by evaluating the past and the present political scenario of the world. Godse had done what is right even now. The situations in Iraq, Middle East and African Countries shows Islam has become a curse and their Scriptural references make threat to the Humanity as a whole and the existance of world peace. So it is high time to think whether such a Belief System will give any good to the world in future and come forward to rewrite the same with humane love for Life, Soul the only divinity ever identified with God in Man.

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  98. Karma  June 19, 2014 at 11:35 am

    Very first let me put a light on one thing that “what is already happened can never be changed”
    I have read a book wriiten by GOPAL GODSE brother of N GODSE and who was also accused in the same case of killing M Gandhi. And was also imprisoned for the same.
    He has written n showed all the proofs in his book of whatever incidents took place at that time.Let me tell people who saying that N Godse was psycho is not right. because when he killed M Gandhi he himself surrendered himself and asked the cop to check his Blood Pressure which was normal after checking it, that means he was perfectly fine with his mental state. And N Godse was never against muslism but his sole intension to kill M Gandhi was only that after the division of INDIA PAK… there was lot of killing of indian people. and also M Gandhi and other fellowmates of govt that time were planning to divide hyderabad from india. N Godse was RSS member n a strong follower gandhi. But he jus dint wanted india to be divided. He always dreamt of ‘AKHAND BHARAT’. and stil his ashes are not yet immersed because his last wish was, ” my ashes should be immersed in a river of AKHAND BHARAT”, which he also said wil take place one day.
    Hope some day india pak gets united and becomes one country and all this fights takes a full stop.

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  99. Pesi  June 21, 2014 at 2:52 am

    I strongly feel that the wrongs of Gandhi greatly over weigh his rights. I fully agree with the statement of Natthuram Godse wherein he states that It was always the hindus who became the victims of the experiments performed by Gandhi.
    In fact 30th January should be celebrated as DUSHERA II.

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  101. Hardeep  June 23, 2014 at 8:33 am

    So, Godse, self confessed killer/murderer, says if you disagree with someone, kill them! How moronic. This is where the crunch for any extremist – of any type – comes ; If they disagree and can’t convince others (i.e, get voted in with their views), they will resort to killing their opponent and then eulogise “patriotism” or any such excuse to justify their murderous intent. Be careful of their poison. Agreeing with thoughts never justifies taking of life.

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  102. brainz  June 24, 2014 at 8:42 pm

    Nathu did the right thing i do not know the entire story and do not wish to know but Gandhi name has never givem me positive vibes/feelings.

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  103. Anonymous  June 25, 2014 at 11:51 am

    I’m a Muslim from Pakistan and when I was growing up, due to textbook content, I developed adverse feelings for Mahatma Gandhi. My textbooks were written by British scholars too and therefore I assumed they were unbiased. The older I got, the more I tried to understand this issue from a different perspective and so let me share with you my sentiments.
    It is interesting for me to note that all the above comments are indirectly advocating for a Hindu-populous India whereas their claim is of being secular. The religious population within India also consist of atheism, Buddhism, Christianity and, very largely, Muslims. Pakistan was created for the sole reason that Muslims wanted a separate identity because even now, as the above comments have indicated, the Hindus did not want their recognition. From what I have studied, Gandhi opposed this for whatever reason and Muslims continued to be oppressed. Our mosques were burned, and pigs were thrust into it. There were targeted killings and general religious discriminations towards the Muslims. I think it is imprudent that you try to read more about your history from different perspectives as I have tried l, in order to see that perhaps there was more to Gandhi’s agenda than to ‘support the Muslims’ because he wanted Hindu laws even in Muslim majority areas and this goes against your very concept of ‘secularism’

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  104. RS  June 26, 2014 at 3:32 am

    I think the discussion is on NathuRam Godse’s final address to the court. What he did was his perception, comprehension and this is what has been narrated. Who are we to judge and submit our views / opinions on whether what he did was correct or incorrect ?? He did what he had to do and took full responsibility for his actions !!! Period !!!

    This debate is endless !! Statements like cowards, bullish, guts, insanity, hypocrites, moronic etc etc are going to reverse the history ?? We love to express our opinions on people, past and things..are they gonna change anything ? Paper Tigers are we ?

    Why don’t people comprehend that Religion/s were introduced by so called Humans, for creating a divide amongst fellow citizens. Those were wise men who had very vested interests. Then came various casts within the religion :))

    Now that the religions do exist and none of us can change that (can we ??)…let us respect them and endeavour to spread the message of Peace ??

    Very few will understand the jist of above submissions..ironically that was the intent of those who created the religion, politics – Divide and Rule !! I have no intent to start another debate or seek any opinions on this. Please endeavour hard not too !! Am only submitting my initials for obvious reasons..

    Wish you all Happiness, Peace and Good Health !!

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  105. molina chatterjee  July 2, 2014 at 5:03 pm

    Godse was appointed by nehru himself as gandhi was by this time …going against nehru….no body saw ”dead body” of godse after his ”hang till death”…………..my grandfather was in INA., he revealed this to us.

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  107. mahadevan  July 8, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    To me i feel no body has the right to kill , Godse in this act he was guilty.
    killing gandhi could be a conspiracy made by many ..jealous
    Godse succeed in doing it .he may be the winner ….but no body than him was revealed …if he was a member of and follower of rss. ?
    INTENTION KILLING—IS PUNISHABLE

    GANDHI WAS MADE HERO BY INDIA BUT THE OTHER PART HE IS NOT…

    SO INDIA WAS SAVED ,KILLING OF GANDHI IS HISTORY..

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  108. vanamali pappu  July 12, 2014 at 4:28 am

    The actions of man whether it is good or bad will differ.

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  109. Sudheindra  July 14, 2014 at 9:28 am

    I think dissection of history either to prove or disprove someone or some event is in itself meaningless since history cannot be rewritten. But yes, we can learn from the what we perceive as past mistakes but these mistakes are effects of a cause which will have to be rightly understood. Particularly when it comes to a historical figure like Gandhi it is difficult to analyse his mind in a manner which we consider as normal. And this is equally true of Godse who was a patriot to the core but perhaps did not use his sense of discrimination in realising that he cannot possibly correct a situation however wrong that situation is by eliminating what he considered as the source of the problem. This is a typical case of being trapped in cause-effect paradigm of which we all are a part and a sense of discrimination is essential to get beyond this paradigm. Gandhi, in my humble manner of seeing, was trying to create a bridge between the physical where things & events happen and for a purpose and non-physical where even without anything happening one is in a state of being constantly ‘right’. It is possible to create non-physicality in a physical realm and Gandhi was, by intention, creating this. Someone in physical realm as all of us are cannot fathom this and become victims of our own mindsets with our actions being dictated by what we consider as ‘normal’ as is so in physical realm. Having said this, what is necessary is to create a balance which is what we need to learn from epics like Mahabharata & Ramayana which was quoted by Godse and this balancing act shows up in our alignment with the righteous forces such that the forces actually come into play to generate a sense of order in a chaotic situation. One can only become an instrument of those forces and to establish what is ‘right’ instead of being an independent carrier of the rightful action. Both in Ramayana and Mahabharata it was the battle between the forces and not the individuals even if they are God-incarnate. It would have been more prudent of Godse if he had to build such a force instead of getting caught into cause-effect cycle by his individual action. And Gandhi in his aspiration to usher what he perceived as right was obsessed in creating a non-physical reality in physical realm and used all his resources towards this end. Violence is of the physical as neither violence or its antidote non-violence exists in non-physical. In physicality what is critical is creation of balance and not an order by resorting to antidotes however mighty the intentions are. Despite this and despite Gandhi’s intentions, appeasement of Muslims continue till date and there are forces who see an advantage in this to promote their own vested interests and therefore we as a nation need to create a force to counter & contain such apparently divisive tendencies. This is the true responsibility of each Indian to uphold the core values of nationhood by constantly countering such mean forces from raising their ugly head. If one sees nature balance is created by natural forces and individual parameters of those forces. This is lesson that we need to learn from our own great epics which have no parallel anywhere in the world.

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  110. Cakespeare  August 10, 2014 at 4:46 pm

    The Indian subcontinent and Afghanistan were ruled by well established dynasties who observed a high standard of moral and ethical values embedded in their Codes of Conduct, including the Rules of Engagement in wars. Enter the newly emerging nomadic plunderers, everything started shrivelling. While the defenders adhered to their own intricate Rules of Engagement, the invaders adhered to none, because they did not have any.

    In the duels between gentlemen and barbarians, the barbarians usually win. Thus, India became the prey of repetitive invaders, all of whom fought in the name of Islam.

    Jinnah and his cohorts were no exceptions. While the Hindus maintained a Code of Honour even in adversity, Jinnah &Co had none. The barbarians usually win.

    Since the partition, the respective history of the two nations proves which one is civilized and which one is barbaric. In a certain way, the partition has been a blessing in disguise.

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  111. Kajarare Kejri  August 11, 2014 at 8:38 am

    Gandhi was the Arvind Kejriwal of Pre-independence era.

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  112. criticalthinker  August 12, 2014 at 7:48 am

    @cakespeare
    You’ll find many of the rules of engagement of Muslims originating from the Old Testament of Judaism.
    See Deuteronomy, Chapter 20, verse 10 onwards.
    Includes beheading of all men in occupied towns, stoning of women suspected of adultery etc.

    When Islam came to Europe, Christianity was there and they knew of their rulebook.
    Because it also derived from the Old Testament.
    So they understood the threat and were able to repulse them.
    Whereas when they came to India, Indians did not know of their rulebook.
    They seemed like just another religion – lead by Sufi saints. In reality, the most virulent
    religious offshoot of OT was unleashed on India without warning. It continues to befuddle Indians.

    Here’s the simplified version, as seen from the outside.
    1 God
    2 regions (Dar-ul-islam, Dar-ul-harb)
    3 choices (Convert, Pay taxes, Death)
    4 wives
    5 pillars (pray 5 times, think of spreading the religion, raise money, head back to central command once in lifetime etc)

    Jews have clear cut distinction between Jews and non-Jews (called Gentiles). This concept is carried over in Islam, which considers itself more inclusive than Judaism. People outside the group can be killed as per the formula, as will people inside the group who are seen as a threat.

    Indian religions have a very different basis and did in fact originate from concepts of non-violence in Jainism. The caste system is meant to be inclusive – diverse people are from the same body. One will never cut off a portion of one’s own body. Gandhi was simply looking for the ideal that would rally the most number of Indians. I think he succeeded. I do not think he understood the ideology of Islam or Judaism very well.

    So we have the current situation. Let us be strong together. Hamko man ki shakita dena, man vijaya karein.

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  113. Ashok  August 12, 2014 at 6:13 pm

    May be Godse was right in killling Gandhi or may be he was wrong.May be Gandhism was a good principle or may be it was bad,But the reality of the Indian Holocaust of Partition nor the genocide of Bengal famine and for that any manmade Genocide cannot be forgotten.
    Who was responsible for killing and destroying of the lives of millions and milllions of Indians during the 20th century.Is it nehru or,Gandhi ,Jinnah or the British?Is capitalism or nationalism or Gandhism or human being’s greed that is responsiubile?
    If Khmer rouge or Nazis or Serbs or Ruwandan’s responsibile for Genocide could be sentenced and brought to book ,then why not the real culprits of India’s Genocides be brought to book?

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  114. Anshul Srivastava  August 13, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    i can only say that , Gandhiji’s philosophy of “non-violence” had both positive and negative impact. Positively by this philosophy he managed to get the freedom for the country but negatively became rude and dominating.The view of Godse is right but the action was wrong, he was not a leader not a king who can do whatever he want own his own without concern to anyone.He did wrong but i support his views.

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  115. safi  August 14, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Stop this bullshit…

    Gandhi’s picture on currency notes is a tight slap to u all…

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  116. Rahul  August 15, 2014 at 7:11 am

    britishers were busy in looting new place germany … they have taken everything from india. Thats the reason we got independence .

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  117. bandarinramu  August 18, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Only a perverted mind can speak or write like this…..whatever be the reason, killing someone who has not been given a chance to explain is much against the Sanatana Dharma which such perverts call as Hinduism

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  118. lucky  August 19, 2014 at 11:26 pm

    Gandhi was a selfish person until he got slaped and thrown out in south africa he had no grudge or concern about independence. India would have become independent way before if he would have not taken the flag of non violence. It lead to killing of thousands of people in various movement, why was he not present at jaliyawala bag when he arrange that meeting, british were not affraid of him or so it was that there was nothing left to be stolen from India and it was becoming difficult for them to handle the cost of operations in India and their own ministry in their country was getting disturbed. So any tom dick or harry who had came in 1946 would have got us independent. And think how r we independent when we still prefer english culture and language of higher values then our own.

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  119. K.S.Hemaraj  August 21, 2014 at 10:35 am

    There is no point in justifying Murder of Mahatma Gandhi. I adore him for using the path of non violence to get rid of British rule in India and fight for blacks in South Africa. Non-violance is a strong weapon .Winning by non-violance means winning by making the opponent a friend.This is the path for winning opponent permanently without blood shed .

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  120. amit georgian  August 22, 2014 at 3:29 am

    mr.godse would be right in his thoughts but he’s standing for violence as the means to tackle the might of the british , who had all the advanced weaponary while india was way backward entangled in superstition ,monarcy ,illiteracy ,ignorance etc. when we used force we were thrown back but using non-violence gave us advantage mentally over them.it gave our issue international recognition. using force with nothing in hand would have only left millions in their grave. non violence raised the consciousness of indian people which eventually led to our freedom from untouchability ,superstition ,backwardness and a lot many.

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  121. DINESH  August 25, 2014 at 7:49 am

    Mahatma Gandhiji was a greatest leader world wide accepted. You may remember he even after being so popular & accepted as great leader, take care for his pencil, he didn’t compromise with his daily routine in whatsoever situation. Caring for his daily prarthana, goat milk, weaving cotton etc., how could he be so impracticable in taking decision of two states. ( Dividing India ) & that too being unfairly favourable to one religion. One state for Muslims ( Pakistan ) & one state for Hindus & Muslims ( India ).
    Gujarati saying : Maru Mara Baapnu, Ne Tarama Maro Bhag.
    It should have been that ok All Muslims in Pakistan
    All HIndus in Bharat.
    That would had been true & unfair division if not avoidable.
    Due to Congress’s pseudo secularism, we still today suffer.

    Both Hindu & Muslim are bind to live together fearing each other.
    Pakistan today clearly oppose India & when they say Indian enemy they mean Hindu enemy.
    & India says Pakistan enemy, it says Terrorists sheltered in Pakistan are enemy, People taking their side are enemy. These all are Muslims Whether ISI, Terrorists or whole Pakistan.
    But we won’t say that because we fear that if we say them muslims , our countrymen muslims would oppose & we have to fight on the border & within the border.
    Our leader don’t trust our country muslims for their patriotism. So they can’t give pakistan a hard reply.
    & don;t dare to be first to act so hard to make it hard for them to reply hard. ( Read this sentence again )
    JAI HIND

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  122. Sagar Sheth  August 25, 2014 at 7:53 am

    Forget the unfortunate past. Mr Modi – PM is our present and future. I am confident of Modiji ending Pakistan issue permanently, Pakistan is nothing compared to INDIA and in Modi era Pakistani will very well understand that it is good for them if they behave like a pet dog/cat of India. India has bright future politically and econommically in Mr Modi’s (PM’s) hand.

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  123. saurabhi samant  August 28, 2014 at 6:22 pm

    First of all this article reflects on the pride of discrimination based on religion and having to take someone’s life just because you disagree with them which in no way is respectful and dosen’t proves you right. Whatever happened was long time ago what matters now is that still some Indians like the one above, never grow up. The world is breaking the racist barrier and seems to working towards unity and here many of us Indians are stuck thinking this is my country (for which even though I don’t really take any responsibility for its progress by doing simple things like maybe keeping it clean) but ya I blame and hate Pakistan and pray that we win every cricket match against them because thats such a big deal u know! I hope the coming generations are better than this. Really sad.

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  124. Gomes  August 31, 2014 at 1:59 am

    It is often said that Abraham Lincoln was assasinated by a mad man, not so with Gandhi. Nathuram Ghodse was a very intelligent man and came with a very logical and certain conclusion to get rid of Gandhi. Nonviolence as a philosophy is good, but Gandhi in practicing looked a lot partisan as mentioned above. I wonder if Gandhi would have not been killed would he be a boon or a bane in nation building based on the tenets of nonviolence or would we be dodo.

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  125. AJ  August 31, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Godse was completely right in killing Gandhi.

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  126. Clive  September 2, 2014 at 10:30 am

    Who am i to judge what is right or wrong? I never created the land which i stay nor the body which i live. Everything will one day perish. Till that day lets all live in harmony.

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  127. Roshan  September 2, 2014 at 11:07 pm

    In a way, Nathuram Godse was envious of Gandhi’s position and that he would reign supreme and in his individual point of view, he supported Hinduism to the core while Gandhi wanted to have a secular state. Its the clash of ideologies that led to Nathuram assassinating Gandhi than anything else. In my opinion, no one has the right to kill anyone leave alone Gandhi. Think if anyone of us starts thinking like Nathuram Godse, we would start killing a lot of current lot of politicians who are not even half as good as Gandhi was. Whatever be his thought process and explanation in the court, Nathuram was guilty of killing a human being. He was no different than any other killer and deserved nothing but death for hi

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  128. rocksnballs  September 7, 2014 at 5:15 am

    Gandhi was a Curse to India. He ensured that all Hindus in Pak were thrown out killed an raped while Muslims in India are protected in a Safe Haven. He was of no use to his own son and family. His whimsical ways were a burden on the new Nation.

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  129. ballam  September 7, 2014 at 4:08 pm

    Hi everyone..it was a g8 pleasure to read every1s opinion..the reason for the very debate on this loaded topic is because we r a democratic country and free to air our views..now coming back to my thoughts and relating it to dharma..dharma has nothing to do with religion ,its one’s duty towards his family society and country and to uphold justice..in order to reenforce this dharma shri Krishna was born..no doubt Karna and bhishma were the best warriors and pandavas could not have won without slaying them..so a dying bhishma advice yudhishtar to always keep country before family and uphold dharma..this nonviolence was imposed on us by Gandhi which is not sanatan dharma..whole of western India turned budhist and the result every1 knows they got slayed and islamized , this was then every1 saw that sanatan dharma is very balanced and again India turned towards it..now what godse did is wrong if we see thru budhism and Gandhi’s lens but godse thought it was his duty to put his country’s interest before his own family and that was exactly what he did..bottom line be secular only wen its reciprocated if not behave as ur enemies or perish. Darwin’s survival of fittest theory is applicable to humans :ex look at Zoroastrians they were very advanced but were wiped off only lakhs r surviving thanks to bharati…never let ur guard down ,fight the enemy without and within..

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  130. Linsad  September 9, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    http://www.mkgandhi.org/assassin.htm

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  131. DVMsastry  September 9, 2014 at 6:18 pm

    It’s easy to be wise after the event.But partition of India was a big mistake.Agreed,There was and still is, animosity between the two communities, but it is confined to the fundamentalists,who I’m sure are a minority but were more vocal.It’s the silence of the moderates and the hurly-burly methods of Mountbatten.Had he waited for a few more months
    Jinnah would have passed away and the movement would have died down.If India were one country, there wouldn’t be a Kashmir problem,no arms race, no Lashkar-e -toiba, no 26/11 and (on a lighter vein), combination of their fast bowlers and our great batsmen would give us a world conquering cricket team as well as a hockey team.The bottom line is whatever Godse might say there is no justification for taking a life.

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  132. shivadas pillai  October 1, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    this information was not known by me. thanks a lot.

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  133. Manoj Jain  October 6, 2014 at 9:40 am

    if Godse was wrong then all the Hindus are followers of wrong religion because in our Ramayan, Lord Ram, whom we all worship, killed Raavan. And in Mahabharat Lord krishna has clearly said that its no sin to kill your enemy even if he is your family member. And as far as Gandhi is concerned, he is the prime reason of all Hindu Muslim Riots. So if killing him is a crime then the person who sentenced Kasab to death and the person who hanged Kasab are also criminal

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  134. Sengupta  October 7, 2014 at 1:52 pm

    Can anybody tell me exactly when was ‘India’ percieved as a Nation ?? Before the British established administration all over the land , post 1857, India was a feudal land , whose different parts were ruled by different dynasties who called their share of rule – Empire! No one – not Maurya’, not Gupta’s.not Chola’s, not Pala’s, not Kushana’s. Not Moghuls,not Rajputs, not Marathas, no one governed the entire land we know as INDIA ! So what ‘Nation’ does Shri Godse refer too??? Can anyone name a single leader before MK Gandhi who created a Mass Movement spanning the entire landscape from north to south, east to west ( till waziristhan ), uniting all caste, class. Gender, religion ???? Any one ?? So who really created a ‘Nationalist’ struggle before or after Gandhi ???Godse?? RSS ???? Can any one name a single nationalist campaign against imperialism waged by RSS & its followers ?? Can any one name any ‘Hindutva’ leader who sacrificed his life fighting the British ??? Does anyone know that many of the ‘hindutva’ vadi’s were British informers ??? After the 1857 mutiny/freedom struggle which was fought unitedly by Hindus- Muskims- Sikhs, under the symbolic leadership of Bahadur shah Zafar !!! After narrowly securing victory , The British decided to divide this Indian show of Unify forever –Muslim leagues & RSS were the resultant children of this ‘divide & fear & hatred’ !!! Gandhi never sanctioned partition ! He said “independence has come to India & not Cingress”! He said ” if Jinnah & his brothers are scared of Muslims being persecuted by the 90% Majority, then let Jinnah be the PM, but don’t divide the country” . Patel , Nehru & Congress disregarded Gandhi from 1945 onwards, & thought he was irrelevant . Gandhi believed in 2 things–” Violence begets Violence”( he doesn’t deny the existence of Army) & ” Even if you are a minority of One- The TRUTH is TRUTH”! He walked alone , prayed alone, struggled alone to bring peace in a land torn apart by violence after 45,(Jinnah’s direct action being brutal),following TAGORE’s anthem of courage -‘ Jodi tor dak sune keu na ase, Tobe ekla cholo re’ !!! Godse didn’t look at India as a nation but a land of Hindu’s ( mind you our earliest civilization was Vedic & not Hindu ).RSS didn’t acknowledge democracy or the tricolour, because they desire ‘Theocracy- Hindu monarchy’ !! RSS wanted a sanskritised Hindi, not spoken or acknowledged by majority of 20 th century India. Hindustani was the most popular dialect used by the ‘common man’ ( not just Muslims) in the Indian railways which connected the country. History & Culture binds a land , economy creates borders, & politics fights for more land !!! Religion only creates one thing in the History of this world— Fanaticism( Christian or Muslim , Hindu or Budhist). To kill an old defenseless man, in a prayer area is ‘fanaticism & cowardice’, & all kinds of ‘myths, lies & victim hood & politics of identity(xenophobia) is needed to justify it !!!

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    • Krishan Chander  October 31, 2014 at 7:09 am

      I fully agree with Sh Sengupta. Gandhiji alone could make 3 successful mass movements which was not an easy task in those days when there were no means of communication. He made big efforts to eradicate untouchabilty which no one could think of in those days.

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    • Hari Singh Nalwa  December 26, 2014 at 12:10 am

      Gandhi was popular enough, capable enough and powerful enough to reject partition of India.
      It was was he who sanctioned the partition.
      Why he didnt go on a fast unto death against partition?
      Why he didnt say that Nehru was power hungry dog who was ready for partition…?

      For your information, sengupta ji, India or Bharat Varsha existed since thousands of years. Chandragupta Maurya is said to be the 1st Chakravarti Raja of India in which Chola and Pandya Kingdoms of south (Tamil Nadu & Kerala) were part of the alliance.
      Following is a sanskrit shlok
      Google the Name Bharata of our country and you would get to know how old our country is.

      As far as sacrifice is concerned, Punjabis, Sindhis, Bengalis, Peshawaris have given the sacrifice, their blood, their land everything for the freedom we enjoys today.

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  135. DC  October 7, 2014 at 5:11 pm

    Whatever He did led to the killing of atleast 2 Milliion people on either side of the Borders….and the loss of lives still continue to this day even after 7 decades of independence.

    My generation has nothing to do with that date nor my father’s generation ….yet we are paying for that ill fated date since Independence.

    Somebody out of those three who signed the Declaration of Independence had to pay for this disaster.
    One of them pulled out the gun and settled it.

    Neither Hindus nor Muslims could believe that the land where they had spent for seven generations is no more theirs and all this in a mere 3 months when the Britishers suddenly decided to leave India a Year earlier than scheduled.Panic spread like a wild fire..it burnt everything in its way..

    Prior to all this in the last 500 years the region had never seen any violence of this scale.Islam built the Taj here in the heartland of Hindu .Everything beautiful from songs to artifacts -we have a reason to be proud of what we had but unfortunately could not inherit

    So what did the Mahatma preach??

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  136. Indian  October 7, 2014 at 9:30 pm

    I would support islam except for their perfect kuran followers . idealistic musalmans are against any kind of terrorism to any living being , included in the list – human beings
    Every human in indian soil and of indian origin will celebrate india as we are the only country where there is unity in though diversity in many forms except for a very few compromises taken the bigger picture .
    We deviced ramayana , mahabaratha , bhagavath geetha , icons of hindu scripture …
    We did not device Kuran – the holy bible of a good being it was brought here .
    This basic differentiation proves our capacity to co exist that pre exist .
    Happened is lost , Values of past vanished forever . At present
    Lets look at our lovely india & pakistan for peacefull well being.

    God is nobody but the thought of help , one could extend to the needy , specially abled , hungry ones
    Subam , Insha Allah – Good Bye ( this is british )

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  137. Vishal K  October 8, 2014 at 12:44 pm

    The beauty of a non-violent fight against oppression is that no international entity can call you an extremist. Imagine if Hamas was a non-violent organization, it would be very difficult for the international community to paint a picture against the Palestinians as they do now. I do question the ideology sometimes as it is a slower process. But it requires a large amount of faith in the system as opposed to throwing a molotov cocktail against the oppressor!

    It is also easier for me to say this not being subjected to any violence, and I would justify the sort of anger against oppression that one may have. But what Ghandi brought to the world was something unique that people of many other races around the world used for their own fights for freedom.

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  138. gromecho  October 8, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    I don’t care hiw we git the independence. What I care is we need to use this independence and become the best in world. Nit only in sports and studies but each and everything. I’d say just believe in yourself and make a great nation.

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  139. Vijay  October 9, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    I want to ask all those stupid ‘holier-than-thou’, ‘peaceful’ people here who condemn killing even a tyrant one simple question.. if a kidnapper threatens to harm you or your family with a knife and you are sure he has been raised to cause harm and you have a gun, what would you do? watch your loved ones or yourself die or take things in your hand? Talking about peace or love would get you a few FB likes but not objectivity

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  140. Murali  October 10, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    What Nathuram Godse did should have happened before 1947 and had it happenned with Nehru also, today India would have been a super power without corruption ( contributed by Nehru family) and Terrorism (seed sowed by Gandhi)

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  141. Ranga  October 11, 2014 at 4:49 am

    Hinduism is “ahimsa paramodharma”. By killing Gandhi, Godse is no longer a Hindu. All the hogwash he offers as explanation is null and void. When the whole world is in awe of Gandhi’s contribution to ahimsa, the ilk of Godse and co are nothing but terrorists. Civil society must beware of such people and rise above not only caste and creed but also religion. Sanskriti will only spoil its reputation by encouraging such stupid discourses.

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  142. Rio  October 11, 2014 at 9:03 am

    No body in their comments above, has so far recommended/proposed this school drop outs(this article is surely not his words) for Bharat Ratna, or, suggest to print his photo on our currency.

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  143. raj  October 13, 2014 at 5:50 pm

    I think what Gandhi ji did for the country was remarkable and what Mr. Godse did was also right ……..as it was the demand of that hour.

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  144. Godwin  October 14, 2014 at 11:06 am

    “Generations to come will find it difficult to beleive that a man such as Gandhi ever walked the face of Earth” – Albert Einstien

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  145. ofigoi  October 14, 2014 at 4:58 pm

    Do you kill mosquitoes when they bite…?

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  146. R.DWARAKANATH  October 15, 2014 at 5:08 am

    It is a pity the Congress party has made the country forget the contributions of stalwarts like Netaji, Tilak, Veer Savarkar, Lala Lajpat Rai, Saheed Bhagat Singh, etc. This country has ended up eulogising only Gandhi and Nehru.

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  147. santosh  October 15, 2014 at 9:18 am

    Every day we are suffering from attrocities given by Pakistan– Gift by congress to us.

    Even our army suffers every second voilence created by PAK Rangers.

    If today another Godse would have born PAK would have destroyed in fraction of a second,truly.

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  148. vijuhim  October 15, 2014 at 9:36 am

    GANDHI WAS A FLUKE CROPPED UP BY BRITISHERS TO ADVANCE THEIR POLICY OF DIVIDE AND RULE,,,BRITISHERS LEFT BUT KEPT BACK MANAGERS (NEHRU AND CONGRESS) TO RULE BY PROXY,,,IF MODI PROOVES HIMSELF WE TRULY WOULD FEEL FREE MAY 16 2014 ONWARDS

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  149. deep  October 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm

    gandhi. .a curse came as a better end yakkkkkkkkkk. . .godse u did it for god shake bro. . .thnxxxxxxxxxxx. . .kaaaash ye step tumne 10yrs pahle le lia hota. .

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  150. ASingh  October 15, 2014 at 8:31 pm

    Unfortunate reality of life – one cannot hold peace without power or gun.
    If Sarder patel had not acted with force, we would have had another country in the middle – Hyderabad. In which case the existence of India more than 2-3 decades was doubtful.

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  151. Ashish  October 16, 2014 at 4:42 pm

    Gandhi… an asshole of ultimate variety.. I pity everyone and feel they are fucking blind with both eyes working fine if they respect an ass who used to sleep beside naked girls… You guys are fucking patients of some weird psychological disease as your beautiful minds are not even working even after knowing so much with evidence about this Gigantic Bitchy Politician named “Mohanlal Karamchand Gandhi”.
    Lets remember the names as Netaji, Tilak, Sardar Bhagat Singh, Lala Ji, Chandrashekhar Azad and numerous of that stature who really worked for the independence and never played the dirty game of politics for their own benefit….

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  152. Aryan  October 18, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    This is purely my opinion and not aimed at any one or a group —-why should i trust a murder’s statement, if some one killed my father and gave sexy statement in court with help of his radical friends & lawers along with some base less allegations will my father’s murder be justified? the same applies here, Godse was a murderer, every murderer has a reason to justify his act. So sad to see his justifications are glorified…… Gandhi had an idealogy…people of his time had faith in his idealogy and followed him…history knows that the was able unite people for a common cause, we people of this generation who have not seen him or known him have no right to judge and gandhi and his followers…. If Godse was right then may be all the terrorists in the world today are right.. even they have a freakin reason to justify, like to uphold their relegion, to save the world etc…. all you people passing judgements on Gandhi have not even moved a straw to earn the freedom that you enjoy today…then what right do you have to pass judgment on a freedom fighter who dedicated his life for freedom of this country and ofcouse he was killed for it and you are supporting his killer.. if you dont like his idealogies its ok no one is forcing you. He was a freedom fighter like many others who gave life for this nation and no one in my opinion has any right to judge freedom fighters..

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  153. Ramya Ram  October 18, 2014 at 7:55 pm

    in short … Politicians with the surname of gandhi should be booted out of Hindustan

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  155. Praveen  October 20, 2014 at 11:28 am

    The very creation of Pakistan is now questionable. Pakistan was divided from India in the name of religion and as per the agreement, all Muslims should have gone to Pakistan leaving India as Hindustan. But the same did not happen and Muslims did not move but a country was created for them by dividing Indian. Our current government should Pakistan’s creation invalid and join the same with India. It was not created democratically. We should either get back Pakistan and have a secular India with boundaries as existed before 1947 or all muslims from India should be asked to go to Pakistan. Some justice has to be done for the division.

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  156. HLANGL  October 20, 2014 at 7:50 pm

    You can come up with your own version of subjective reasonings and opinions, still a murder is a murder.
    It’s certainly not correct, and cannot therefore be justified by any means. Period.

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  157. Mohan Loganathan  October 23, 2014 at 1:24 am

    whatever may be the reason for him to kill the method adopted by him does not justify and further he did not achieve anything by killing Gandhi. There is a universal acceptance of Gandhi and his justification will not even get few nods! saying such things is nothing but poisoning the young minds who read Gandhi! ; the recent cleaning India is being done in the name of Gandhi for its acceptance!

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  158. Sharma M C L  October 23, 2014 at 5:54 am

    Indians did the first mistake of supporting Gandhiji’s views and then did the second mistake of voting Congress party to power.

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  159. Chitral Cheetah  October 23, 2014 at 8:55 am

    Nehru is the one who should have been done away with. His coddling with the Soviets and the socialist public sector heavy Govt. that he saddled India with, is the reason for the massive corruption and complete non-performance of the Country. The Jews dislike Gandhi because he advised them to show their other cheek to Hitler – after Hitler had killed six million jews!!. Indians are to be blamed for letting the foreigners in and looting and occupying India. We are still doing it from within. The politicians and the babus usurp the money meant for the soldiers who then have to fight on high mountain passes without snow shoes and mountain gear. Shame. Modi is a good first step.

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  160. Narasimham  October 23, 2014 at 6:32 pm

    Gandhi had only pure luck…..It was weakness of the British…..I thought British Empire was so strong, but I was wrong….Britishers have killed so many potential freedom fighters brutally….with a single bullet they couldn’t kill Gandhi…..
    Or else Britishers are so clever that they know Gandhi is not a potential or genuine freedom fighter….he is selfish for some other purposes. That’s the reason why they could have spared him not to kill…..

    Overall Gandhi, British and Congress was lucky…
    Only the Hindus and Indians are most unlucky….

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  161. Ganapathy Suresh  October 27, 2014 at 7:46 am

    I salute Naduram Godse and Gandhiji too. As per my view, Separation because of Nehru and Jinnah only, both wants to be a ruler so no other way than split!
    Due to this split, both India and Pakistan is suffering today and most sufferers are our old fellow indians and new pakistanis, who were fought together against British for our mother Nation INDIA!!

    If we were together, surely we will be Super Power by 2000 itself!

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  162. Bharat Mehta  October 27, 2014 at 3:32 pm

    The problem we have to consider here is this much straight….Do Mahatma Gandhi was wrong on principle, policy and achievement…..My straight answer…Godse is right, and Gandhi is wrong. Gandhi was wrong on principle, on policy and decision. Gandhi was totally fail to understand What Godse claim as his own understanding as Hindu ? yes..he is right, Hindu is truly representative of Humanity, being an ancient and civilized nation, and Muslim as a religion is not at all fair and good for human race…Islam is mass killer, and its belief is totally unscientific and unphilosophic.

    On account of Gandhi, HIndu people loss its history, its natural nation. it all which was its greatest achievements. Secularism is a terms not apply to our nation, or Hinduism….Hindu is secular by its record. HIndu is philosophic and scientific by its records. It has no moral order of killing members of other religion….like christian and Islma have such moral command and human history became blood thirsty war history due to religion and not due to Hindu Vision and Wisdom…evendently no Hindu ruler has attack other nation on religious ground, the way Islam and Christian did.

    Gandhi and his followers were. and are totally fail to understand true nature of Hindu.

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  163. abdullah  October 28, 2014 at 8:50 am

    Godse was right. Gandhi was an egoistic, cruel,
    selfish, dictator.
    Gandhi shud have been shot much before than India wud have been one large country.

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  164. ankit  October 30, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    i think godse and gandhi ji are both correct in their own thouths and ideas

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  165. hmdhebar  October 30, 2014 at 7:05 pm

    People world over get carried away by religion. Hitler’s prosecution of the Jews is a case in point. You may be a German but if you are a Jew as well then frying cauldron awaited you. It was the Hitler precipitated war weary Britain that decided on their quick quit India resolution. 1857 also had religion as a prime mover of the mutiny, desire to be independent wasn’t utmost in the mind of the propagators then. Pollarizing the masses, drawing distinct lines, this side for the Muslims and that for the Hindus has helped India (and Pakistan) as one country, sustainable one country as nothing else could have. Hindu on his high horse of pure Hindi, and a Muslim on his Urdu did settle for a partition in no small way. Irony is the binding language of Boliwood, language that binds India and Pakistan together, in off the record style, is Hindustani. Whether Gandhi was objected to or not it is the common Hindustani that has won so far. As far as Pakistan is concerned their Urdu has in no way created a required gulf as required between the two enemies. Secret is people simply do not know that, in essence, Urdu is Hindi in a Panjabi dress, while Hindi is Urdu in a sari. Fact of the matter is it was a prerogative of the erstwhile royaties to expand out, capture the neigbourhoods, consolidate land areas, and bring glory to themselves. For the locals India was never a one concise nation. If Gandhi, Nehru, and all had a big firework celebration on having got rid of the British and having done that gone back to their respective homelands, Porbandar that awaited Gandhi, Allahabad ticket for Nehru, that means a division the way nature would have demanded, there wouldn’t have been a flow of blood to accompany the flow of more rightful water in the rivers of Punjab. We would have had access to Lahore and those of Lahore access to the center point of the Moghal centric, or for that matter Mahabharat centric civilization: Delhi. In truth is it is not the Kasab that rope should have been meant for. More appropriate deserving candidates were the people who ushered in the agony called independence, the way it was brought about. Our leaders should have been more rooted to the ground rather than flown high above it, inculcating farfetched Bharat, Mahabharat. Isn’t there time time still to come to the ground? For BJP it would be an utter devaluation for itself.

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  166. Kamal  November 1, 2014 at 5:52 am

    Hats Off to Nathuram Godse. In my opinion he was a futuristic leader and had predicted the future of India further more to 100 years from when on he decided to shoot Gandhi.
    Gandhi was a self-centered, egoistic and two-faced dictator who ended in dividing the country along with Nehru who on the other side was hungry for power, chauvinist and a ill balanced man who ruined the country post the death of Gandhi (The pretatma). I will never call him a Mahatma. LOL

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  167. Sub  November 2, 2014 at 12:17 pm

    I tend to agree with the explanation of Godse. My only problem is that he should’ve done what he did, much earlier, a year atleast, before Gandhi planted Nehru as the PM. See what a mess we are in, coz of the Nehru parivar incl. Kashmir issue and no UNSC ?

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  168. Ravi  November 3, 2014 at 12:19 am

    Godse disagreed with Gandhi’s principles, approach and actions, and also deeply dislike him. Godse also built a strong argument for killing him. However, what I dont understand is..
    (1) If Godse believed that violence was the answer, what stopped him from waging a battle for Independence? I don’t see any attempts/contribution towards the freedom struggle
    (2) Godse has made it clear that it is a pure Hindu state that he wants..he is not ready to make any concessions..including any concessions on the language. He admits his hatred for Gandhi for trying to strike a middle ground of Hindustani language. However, Godse may be sorry to know that today, many Hindus in many different states of the country don’t want Hindi(for example: Tamil Nadu)..what a twist of fate
    (3) If Godse believes that a Hindu state is justified, what is wrong with Jinnah’s belief for a Muslim state? Just wondering if Godse killed Gandhi to express the helplessness at Jinnah’s victory.
    (4) Would be interested to know Godse’s enlightened view that why some of the right wing Hindu organizations in some states (like in Mahrashtra) don’t like Hindus from other states. Is this the Hindu state that Godse is talking about?

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  169. ravindra mohan  November 3, 2014 at 8:51 am

    Whatever said and done, we were slaves under some foreigners and now under our natives

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  170. sailesh  November 3, 2014 at 9:14 pm

    brothers, think about this. Would you want your children in their school’s text books to learn about Mr. Gandhis determination and sacrifice or about Mr. Godses solution of pulling the trigger ?. You know what would happen to a young generation who r reading our comments and posts. So true and unfortunate when there is a dot in a blank paper and someone is asked what do you see ? the answer is always “I see a dot”, not the white space around it.
    Its not just about Mr. Gandhi and Mr. Godse here. Its about our basis of judgment, intention of discerment, grounds of mercy and delight in righteousness. They have done what they could do for the nation. Its our turn now.

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  171. Meganathan  November 5, 2014 at 1:26 pm

    Every one Including you and me are trying to think and do good for the country, so as Gandhi or Godse. Instead of point fingure right or wrong, I feel that we should start think how we can contribute now to make our home/Street/City/State/Country happy and peaceful living.

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  172. paban  November 5, 2014 at 4:31 pm

    not bad

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  173. Narendranath  November 7, 2014 at 7:04 am

    killing someone is not right statement here this is killing a monster or a dictator for good sake, which is part of Hindu dharma or Ramayana, Mahabharath are same kind. I believe Mr. Godse did his job.

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  174. Bri_br  November 8, 2014 at 5:40 am

    In making the choice to kill Gandhi, Godse ironically became more like the muslim radicals he was against. Murdering someone for their ideas and beliefs is the worst sin. On the other hand was the most formidable opponent to the British and deserved the respect he commanded, not only in India but over the world. His ideas continue to influence resistance movements even today. Even our Prime Minister Shri Modi is more on the side of Gandhiji that Godse.

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  175. sarbans  November 9, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    I am from west Punjab and at that time in grade 8. I remembers most of the political developments of that time.Our elders were saying that we all have been living Hindus Muslims and Sikhs to gather as brothers,this division is temporary and after the dust is settled every one will come back to their homes. This never happened . Both countries are spendings billions and billions funds on defending their country.
    And common people both sides are suffering. To me this will never end . Had India was not divided our country would be a great one.Foreign rulers played this crafty game of divide and rule. In free India it is still going on. May God bring peace to both the countries. To remember Godsey in respectful way .

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  176. Umesh Trivedi  November 9, 2014 at 6:31 pm

    Yes,Its very write.The gandhi not do all the well for INDIA. Nobody can forget the contribution of Bhagatsinh like freedam fighters to INDEPENDENCE of India Even Subhashchandra Boss is also alead and major contributors to India freedam. Gandhiji is the only responsible for the creation of Pakistan. Till date I not understand why at that time he agree to a condition impossed by englind for our AZADI. Gandhiji big mistake to chose Naharu for Priminister Post is bullsheet. If He has the right choice with out any bayer openion and chose SARDAR PATEL for the post not only India but the picture of SOUTH ASIA would be diffrent.

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  177. Dishi  November 11, 2014 at 7:22 am

    Everyone has their own right to put their point of view. Godse killed Gandhi with his point of view. No one is perfect and so was neither Gandhi nor Godse. Gandhi made some wrong choices, may be he was in hurry, may be he was fed up of protests, may be he wanted to see free india before dying..What as an individual you do on day to day basis for India? We cannot even keep our country clean today, forget about brits. Whatever he did, respect him for that! If he was selfish, even if then he knew that he would have had to make some urgent choices. I am no Gandhi fan, in spite of biased text book knowledge, I have learnt a lot negative about him from my Grandfather who has seen all this. But my grandfather did not go and kill him because he could not even do as much as he did!

    Having said that, the freedom belongs to our people who sacrificed their lives and fought in their ways for decades. Gandhi did what he thought was right as an individual.

    Godse, was wrong on his part of taking the charge of killing him publicly. Did he try even conveying his point of view to Gandhi? Was he their when Gandhi had to make tough calls? As humans we are all flawed. Their should have been some protest by Godse and people who thought like him then against Gandhi then. There is no bravery in killing and then saying have no mercy for me. The bravery would have been in raising his voice against Gandhi and his followers decisions.

    Again, this is my point of view.

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  178. dhruba  November 11, 2014 at 2:23 pm

    I always used to tell my friends that mahatma was not so much of a mahatma at all and they used to argue with me. Now i have something for those who still think Gandhi as mahatma provided they can understand what is it about. I dont know much about politics but if my common sense is right India could have got independence during the violent era of Chandra shekhar azad and all those true patriots of our mother land. Our independence would have been 20 to 25 yrs early and guess what there would have been no Pakistan, no Kashmir dispute, no terrorism i cant list the bad things out here space. Just use your beautiful imagination and find out what we could have achieved without our so called mahatma !

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  179. Tejas  November 11, 2014 at 11:18 pm

    When Godse realise that he did not like Gandhiji’s ideology or way of working, he should also understand that after Gandhi, there will be Nehru, who is blind follower of Gandhiji. He should have killed him also, but he did not do that, so there must be something else.

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  180. Raj  November 12, 2014 at 5:27 am

    Suddenly there is a Hindu extremism that is being fanned in India. Indians chose to be secular and not a Hindu society. If we did not have Muslims we will not have Prez Abdul Kalam, scores of poets, Dirctors, Scientist, artist and business people who are muslims. That is the advantage of pulling all religions, castes, genders, to takes advantage of all the talent to improve a country. Why suddenly India is becoming extremist. That in itself is anti Hindu. It is high time we root out extremism of all types from India, including religious extremism.

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  181. R. K. CHAKRABARTY  November 12, 2014 at 1:25 pm

    I am post 1947 born. Have not seen pre 1947 days. But could understand and realised reading different types of books concluding that it is because of Late M. K. Gandhi & Late J. L. Nehru, INDIA never got Independence. What my predecessors got was a transfer of power followed by Indian Independence Act 1947. I do not know, if there is any other country in the world got so called independence by an act. We all citizens of India are kept into dark about the Indian Independence Act 1947 till today. The day August 15th. is the most saddest day for all of us. What Late Nathuram Godse deed was GREAT but with TWO DEFINITE mistakes or blunders that 1. He should have assassinated both Nehru & Gandhi 2. These killings should have been done earlier i.e. in 1945/46 before the damage is being done.

    However, the people of India are awakening and gradually the truth is coming out with people started realising the facts. SATYA MEBA JAYATE.

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  182. Siju Thomas  November 13, 2014 at 4:18 pm

    This is not good to judge Gandhi from a different context. Because of his contributions on that time and context he had got the great support and followers. Congress may now doing bad but that doesn’t mean that they were doing all the time that. Don’t try to make the thief Saint. Godse was number one Criminal and was in the terrorist group. He did the worst thing and please don’t try to justify it with different stories.

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  183. ramesh  November 13, 2014 at 6:09 pm

    If some one kill Modi and give a clean explanation like this… can anyone accept…??? Everyone have their own view but this is ridiculous….

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  184. Samir  November 13, 2014 at 11:39 pm

    There is one more angle which is neither written by author nor discussed among group.

    The fact was somebody needs to be PM after independence. The election has held to decide the leader. For this Sardar Patel got elected. But Gandhi asked Sardar Patel to step down so that Nehru can become Prime Minister.

    On independence day Gandhi left India to head bangladesh.

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  185. Hidayath  November 17, 2014 at 8:28 am

    Please read qura’n….You may come to know…. Raping women,torture is not allowed in Islam…It’s a act of Illitrate Man.

    Definately, Not by a Muslim.

    By the way Don’t stick to only one theory. Pls do research on all religions.

    All the Best:)

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  186. Hitendra  November 20, 2014 at 2:40 am

    godse is very much true

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  187. S.SuchindranathAiyer  November 20, 2014 at 9:45 am

    If Nathuram had not killed Gandhi, the Khangress would have had to find a way to dispose of him. Urgently. Gandhi was not conducive to any form of governance. Neither Good (British) Governance nor Bad (Khangress) Governance.

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  188. venkat  November 21, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    As far as I know the trial is in camera and his statement was kept confidential. I donot know whether the above is his statement or not. But from the the book THE MEN WHO KILLED GANDHI, the writer clearly gave the thoughts of Nathuram Godse. Hence, it is not a surprise to read the article.

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  189. Nishant Patil  November 22, 2014 at 11:46 pm

    Overflowing Population of Muslims created Pakistan & will create new Pakistan because If we as Hindu never Conquer Pakistan or ours lost lands , then Democracy will take us towards New Partitions based on Congress or Muslims Mughals Ideology . Just Imagine , 35 crore population in 1947, & 10 crore Muslims created Pakistan . Now India has 25 crores Muslims +, Pakistan had 20 crores +, Bangladesh 10 crores =55 crores . Muslims . Then if we Unites then who will Elect Hindustan Government ? Answer is Muslims . Secularism can not control CIVIL WAR and 80 Crores Hindus Against 55 crores Muslims + 20 Crores BC, ST was only Answer . Only Killings of Muslims can resolves problems . In India 77 crores were BPL families , then who will feed them ? We must Stop Overflowing population as 1 kid per family otherwise Great Civil War is sure . Muslims & SC, ST were United Always in Small works to Dangerous Crimes . Just look at Jails , Brothels , with all Illegal Acts in India , Congress , Muslims , SC, ST everywhere .

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  190. Prasanna  November 25, 2014 at 9:17 pm

    All what is said an done, Do we Indians support our own brethren’s from Pakistan or Bangladesh, I haven’t yet seen it till date.
    Let me take a simplest example, Cricket match :- When Pakistan and England plays match, who do we all support?????? we all want the England team to win and not our own brothers from Pakistan. Is this what we can as brothers and sisters? We where so earlier to independence, fine now is that its just a border which divides us from a country perspective. But where did the love for our own brothers have gone……
    Lets question ourself, we are friendly and cordial with our invaders but we fight between the brothers and sisters. Is this how it is to be?
    The day when every Indian wants the Pakistan team to win a cricket match against England, that’s when we have got the real freedom and that’s what can define we are human beings and we still can claim, All Indians and Pakistanis are my brothers and sisters, which will determine we are not just beings, BUT HUMANs.

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  191. Arun Fernandes  November 27, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    I read this impressive article and understood the feelings of Godse.He, as most of India’s population at that point in time, were the ancestral owners or citizens of this country and this must be respected by all. We have been taught a certain culture and we have grown up with certain ideologies. How would one feel when somebody from nowhere suddenly gets into your home and family and country triyingto change everything. Godse must have felt the same way.
    As per Godse’s statement, Gandhiji was this person who came from nowhere and started a movement in the name of freedom and non violence and broke the whole ideology and culture of the majority living in this nation. In this context Gandhiji was absolutely wrong.
    If you see another perspective and relate it to the present situation of this country to which Gandhiji supposedly brought freedom, I doubt whether we really are free today . Can any lay man raise his voice against even a small time politician?
    In 1835 Lord Macaulay says ” I have travelled through the length and breadth of India, and I have never seen anyone who is a beggar or a thief. Such wealth I have seen in this country, such high values and people with such caliber that nobody can imagine conquering this country unless we break the very backbone of this nation, which is her cultural and Spiritual heritage”. Exactly about 100 years later this became true due to the support and help rendered to this idea by Gandhi and some of the then Congressman who polished this to an extent that eventually Lord Macaulay’s statement is still present in this country even to this day. We have innumerable beggars, thieves, rapists, corrupt people, murderers etc. who are ruled by these politicians who have followed the ideologies of Gandhi and made this nation what it is today just about in SEVENTY years. I feel all this freedom struggle was a joke and we as a nation were better off, more respected, rich in culture, prosperity and Spiritual values then as compared to what this nation has been broken down to today…. Who should we ideally blame for this ??? Godse or Gandhi ???

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  192. Maneesh  December 3, 2014 at 3:17 pm

    God we are saved by Modi…otherwise these congressmen would have sold our country to Pakistan. Even today they don’s talk of equality, for them secularism means appeasing Muslims. And anybody who spoke against there theories would be dubbed anti Indian. Good that we are a matured nation today and we collectively rejected them in elections.

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  193. John Muthukat  December 6, 2014 at 3:13 am

    I felt like travelling through live history. To me, both Nathuram Godse and Gandhiji were victims of the ongoing industrial civilization, which on the other hand today, has colonized the whole mankind.

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  194. sb shivakumar  December 7, 2014 at 3:20 pm

    iam proud to be born in india ,because once upon a time a person named nathurm godse’s also born in india jai hind

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  195. Ravi  December 8, 2014 at 6:37 am

    The more you come to know about real facts of Ghandhi & Nehru, the more you will hate them. It is not our culture to say anything not good for persons who are now dead. See the Rmayana- Lord Rama stopped everyoone from speaking bad words about Meghnath after he was dead. However, this does not mean that we should not know the truth. These two ‘gentle men’ were morally currept and in fact destroyer of the country. Had we had Sardar Patel as our first PM, India could have been well ahead of China.

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  196. p barua  December 8, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    I do have full respect for Father of Nation but at the same time as a son of this country I do have some bitter thought against him and at some point I do find Godse logical in his thought and assessment . I till today did not find any proper reason a why Gandiji had not taken proper steps to withheld the hanging of our patriots namely Bhagat Singh and other . Why he being a Barrister could not find any logic to the british jury judgements of hanging our patriots whereas whites find every action of their as their right . Had Netaji not gone for INA the Gandhi philosophy and thought of Peace and Truth at that time would yield any outcome.
    Till today no STHAL had been dedicated to our sunged and unsunged Heros of Our Indian Freedom Strugle where we Indian can make a pilgrim .

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  197. nelsonbabu  December 11, 2014 at 10:27 am

    Godse- Gandhi debate is interesting. Both are hard core Hindus and believed ardently in Hinduism. Hindu dharma is not one. It had to go through several phases of history.In this process Indigenous peoples have been oppressed by this kind of Hinduism which maintains distance from mlechha and chandalas. Puranas and ithihasas support this distance. with the influence of western thinking a oneness has emerged out. Both Gondhi and Gadse represent two sides of same coin. If one is a radical Hindu the other one is a milder one. Gandhiji expected a slow change but Godse wanted it right now. It is also not untrue he was made a Mahthma. It was a deliberate attempt to lead such a big nation with the help of projecting a person as Mahathma. Gandhiji was a suitable person for such a Character.Both Godse and Gandhiji favour Lord Rama. one wanted to imitate or follow Rama and another wanted to establish Ramarajya. if Gandhiji had been from Brahmin community Godse would not have taken such a step to kill him because it is equivalent to Brahmahatya.

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  198. Mahmood  December 12, 2014 at 4:40 pm

    A multi religious, multi cultural and multi ethnic society like India is cannot be governed unless the government is secular in its attitude. India has survived since 1947 because it has professed secularism. Without secularism, India has no future

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  199. Seitheee  December 14, 2014 at 3:01 am

    After reading Godse’s statement, I feel how much he was hurt by Gandhi’s actions. I too feel, the Mr.Gandhi was responsible for the state of affairs that we have in our country. Muslims wanted a separate nation and should have said that India should have been declared as Hindu Nation as Pakistan did declare the country as Muslims. Why such covered act? Jinha was equally the reason for the partition and played his cards. Gandhi was ultimately responsible for the disaster and his PRO MUSLIM stand still irritates me. Justice was not done to Hindus and there is a truth in what Godse had felt. Both Gandhi and Nehru was responsible for the state of Kashmir today and the amount of suffering that India has because of Kashmir. Thank God that we have finally Modi who has become the Prime Minister of this country to save this country. Preaching was only done to Hindus by Gandhi and not to Muslims. It is important to note that Gandhi had that much of ego that he was black mailing congress to accept to his demands. No wonder congress is like that and all leaders of congress are like that except who did not accept Gandhi’s policies like Patel and Netaji.

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  200. Avik  December 14, 2014 at 6:24 am

    Hats off to Mr. Godse…..We aided by the Government always ignore the other side of Gandhiji’s assassination & that’s the reason why he is regarded as the Father of Nation yet today…I takes incredible amount of courage to make oneself the tragic hero (in most cases the villain) & perform an act against the society for the future of the country….Nathuram Godse did it & look what he has gained???Only ignorance of his side of the story……But we are a Democratic Country today mostly because of the sacrifices of innumerable sacrifices of people like Mr. Godse rather than any Gandhi or Nehru…..All credit are given to Gandhi & Nehru only but the unnamed unsung hero of India are not even mentioned anywhere….

    I saw multiple columns in this blog stating about Secularism in India…..My question is why this Secularism is only considered in case of India only???Why this Secularism topic is not applied in case of Pakistan or Bangladesh??? Do anyone in the blog have any idea of the amount of hardship & torture the Hindus (minority community) have to face in Pakistan or Bangladesh???

    Actually the truth is India is a wonderful country in which voices of all people of all religion can be heard & that is the only reason why some stupid people in the blog keep saying that India has no future without secularism…..The activities of Gandhi & Nehru has allowed this condition to creep in India…..

    Without Nathuram Godse we would be have never had this India where at least the Hindus have some respect…..Muslims have some respect……Christians have some respect……Buddhists have some respect….& all the religions have some respect…..I have used the word “SOME” before respect mostly because nowadays Human Civilization has lost its Morality & only fighting in the name of THE LOVING ALMIGHTY……….

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  201. SN Chamaria  December 14, 2014 at 11:49 am

    The independence of Indiaas hastened by British Parliament led by Labour party not that we fought against them but because it was no longer possible for them to rule India losing money year after year, more so in the post WW-II scenario when the British economy was completely wrecked. Most other Asian countries also gained their independence soo thereafter though there was no such freedom movement like India.It was economic compulsion of Britain and that the seeds for turmoil having been sown, it was really prudent for British to abandon India in the hands of those.. I would not call names. Read the statement of Chouturchill in British Parliament on Indian Independence Bill debated.

    There was a time to rule and extract by physical occupation of others land. To-day, it is time by design, without occupying the land, they are able to extract much more than what they did otherwise because they have given us a system that serves the colonial powers better than before.

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  202. Samir Kumar Chakrabarty  December 15, 2014 at 7:04 am

    It is because of Gandhiji that we are still suffering and have to bear Pakistani nuisance.

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  203. Vaibhav Aghor  December 18, 2014 at 10:54 am

    What he has said was in the perspective of the year 1947 when the partition of India was very new and people were actually thrown out of their living houses. See now what is the state of the country. We have fought 5 wars with them. What will happen if we declare India as a Hindu nation? There are Islamic and Christian nations wherein people of other communities and religions live togather, not only that they also adhere to the rules and regulations of the same. Then why we have to be a secular nation with 85% of Hindus live here. Why cant they adhere to a uniform civil code? why do we need Article 307 for Kashmir? Muslims are not happy anywhere in the world. They are not happy in countries ruled by their own kith and kin. On top of that they attack innocent people in countries who gave them shelter and get away with it. I have faced 3 bomob blasts in Mumbai myself and i have miracalously escaped from the jaws of death 2 times but my friends died WHY? Maybe this is what Nathuram Godse had forseen about the state of India in the future.

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  204. SANIYA SEN  December 18, 2014 at 3:28 pm

    What Mr Godsay did was right from the point of his own view but to kill someone is not the solution,it only satisfy him. Isms sustains after the end of the believer.

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  205. Navjot  December 18, 2014 at 6:16 pm

    we were told in childhood that Gandhi was a hero but as we grew up most of us ultimately realised that he wasnt a hero ..he created a lot of mess through his principles n dis article made things even more clear. There wer so many betr n devoted freedom fighters othr than him. Gandhi was given undue importance n publicity. He did some gud wrk but not all of wht he did was gud. We all need to Learn n make our future generations see that gandhi was just a freedom fighter n he was not d one responsible fir our freedom. His principle of non violence dusnt hold gud in evn day to day life bcz acc.to guru gobind singh ji julm krna teh sehma dono hi galat ne.

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    • Prem  January 7, 2015 at 1:42 am

      Pr sara India corruption ka zulam karta aur sehta hai ..kaun doshi hai?

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  206. Arul  December 19, 2014 at 2:09 pm

    With Gandhi hanging around, I wonder if we could have built a modern India. His ideas were primitive. Gandhi’s acceptance of partition has not benefited the Muslims either. There were other reasons why the British left.

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  207. m chandra shekar  December 22, 2014 at 3:37 am

    I do support Godse for killing M K Gandhi as when a separate country was created for muslims and called it pakistan all the muslims should have been migrated to Pakistan. From then onwards, the muslim community is increasing day by day and they are dominating the Hindu country “Hindustan’. And further to above, our dirty politicians raise their voice whenever there is any problems with the muslims and they never condemn the attacks on the Hindus.

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  208. Sridhar  December 22, 2014 at 7:01 am

    I totally agree with the above feelings of Godse and he was 100% right and Nehru and his family till present generation wants to put this nation down and support all other religions and especially the muslims….and if the people of India have any self respect and respect for humanity in general, should NOT allow Congress or any other political party to continue this policy of appeasement. The Hindu principles no doubts accept freedom of belief but by no means this is equal to appeasement….Uniform Civil Code must be brought in. Common laws must be devised and must be ruthlessly applied on all people across any religions. Reservations must be totally withdrawn and should be replaced by direct-benefit, guarantee, insurance schemes across entire population and not based on caste/religion etc.

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  209. Anand  December 22, 2014 at 7:57 am

    Friends, we indians are generally blind believers. So many of us respect Gandhiji. But can any one answer to my following questions:-

    (a) Gandhiji never talked of fedom before 1942. he always demeanded some autonomous powes under the Brisitsh rule.
    (b) When Subhas Chandra Bose has won the President election of Congress it was our so called father of nation who opposed him and because of him subahs chandra was forced to resin.
    (c0 Why Gandhi never opposed Nehru so that country will be saved from partition.

    Do you have any answer friends. And I have no doubt that Gandhi was not father of nation of India. He was father of nation for Pakistan

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  210. Francis Pereira  December 22, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    Who is correct and who is wrong God only knows , but the reservation policies which we are having today is very very bad and the quota is increasing in every election. Reservation should be like this–” After getting reserved seats if economical status of parents is brought up, then their children’s should not be given reservation again”.

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  211. shubham gupta  December 26, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    kasam se agar ye gandhi jinda rehta to bhartiye aaj pakistan ke gulam hote aur bikh maang rhe hote…….bhaut sahi kiya us father of pakistan ko mar ke

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  212. bkmahatma  December 27, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    Many people even in INC differed with him. Difference of opinion with Gandhiji was not a new thing . Even Panditji & Patel disagreed with him on many issues. Gandhiji didn’t agree for partition yet it took place. Because both Panditji & Patel wanted it. So it is wrong to say that Gandhiji always had his way. As regards his fast for giving Rs. 60 crores to Pakistan, it was part of a commitment which he wanted government to honor. Both Panditji & Patel resisted it for political reasons. It was a small issue and Godse’s inference that he was anti-Hindu is wrong. Godse was a Hindu. Had a Muslim killed Gandhi, just imagine of the turmoil. It would have been bigger than the partition brought up. Millions of Muslims would have been butchered mercilessly. Nathuram Godse didn’t consider this. No Hindu liked Gandhiji’s pro-Muslim approach ; yet every Hindu loved him. We shouldn’t forget that Mahatma Gandhi was a humanist first and humanist last. We can’t have such a large heart. I may have my reasons to hate Muslims but I can’t get rid off them. They are as much part of the country as I consider myself. Love for land where a person is born is always bigger than all kinds of other loves and preferences. So it is wrong to be a Muslim basher either. Muslims loved him as much as Hindus. Godse committed a very big crime but he was not a traitor either. He loved his country as much as any other person. He was misguided and pursued wrong ideology.

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  213. Amitav Paul  December 28, 2014 at 11:21 am

    PEOPLE SHOULD READ AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF NATHURAM GODSE. Then you will understand why he did it…Its not about religion but its becoz of him we have a 3 different countries now.

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  214. RAJAN JOSHI  December 28, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    GODSE WAS A TRUE HINDU. HE FOLLOWED THE TEACHING IN GEETA,FIGHT AGAINST INJUSTICE.

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  215. SRAVANI  December 30, 2014 at 10:21 am

    WELL! AS FOR AS EVERY ONE IS RIGHT IN WHAT THEY BELEIVE . SO I BELIEVE THAT GODSE DID RIGHT REGARDING WHAT HE BELIEVED IS GOOD FOR EVERYONE.BUT,WHEN GANDHIJI DID SOMETHING WHICH HE BELIEVED IS GOOD NOBODY OBJECTED BUT WHY NOW WITH GODSE?.HE IS A TRUE HINDU. THAT DOESN’T MEAN GANDHI IS COMPLETELY WRONG BUT HE TRULY IS RESPONSIBLE FOR SO MANY LOST LIVES. AND AS FAR AS I KNOW WE GOT INDEPENDENCE BECOZ BRITAIN WAS NOT ABLE TO MAINTAIN INDIA AND AS FOR THE ORDERS OF UNICEF.SO NOTHING HE DID ABOUT IT.IF HE HAD THAT MUCH OF A ORATORY SKILLS HE SHOULD HAVE STOPPED PAKISTAN FROM DIVIDING.THEN WHY DIDN’T HE?HE DON’T WANT TO TALK?BECOZ THEY ARE MUSLIMS? WHEN HE FOUGHT FOR THE WHOLE COUNTRY WHICH INCLUDES MUSLIMS ALSO THEN WHY DID HE ALLOWED THEM TO SEPARATE?HE COULD HAVE CONVINCED THEM RIGHT?SO THAT ,WE DON’T HAVE TO FACE THIS TERRORIST’S WHO ARE ATTACKING TE JAMMU SAYING THAT IT IS THEIR’S TO CLAIM.I LOVE GANDHI UNTIL I KNEW THE TRUTH.

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  216. Vino  January 1, 2015 at 7:49 am

    Who knows the real truth? We cannot rely false historians from Britain.

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  217. Harikrushna Sabat  January 1, 2015 at 11:05 am

    Nathuram Godse I am sure your sacrifice for our Hindustan,and for the hindus will not be go in vain .Day will come we will return to our culture ,our tradition,our religion.Hindustan will be Biswaguru again and will show path to the Universe .

    Nathuram Godse Amar rahe……,Amar rahe……..

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  218. Ashok  January 3, 2015 at 12:59 am

    Honour killing and Mercy killing should also be accepted!

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  219. MALLIKARJUNA SHARMA  January 3, 2015 at 8:39 pm

    Sheer nonsense. Does he think it is virtuous even according to Hindu scriptures or rituals to assassinate an octogenarian leader wedded to principles of truth and non-violence? The basic tenet of Hinduism and Hindu battle craft is not to kill women, children and old persons. Also what did he achieve by killing that great leader? Except infamy for him and sorrow for crores of people. We too strongly opposed and do still oppose Gandhi’s ways and means, his philosophy etc. But we would never think of raising an arm against his person. The battle has to be conducted against ideas and ideologies and if what Gandhi said or directed was wrong and harmful to the people immediately or in course, the right way was to educate the people and persuade them not to follow such wrong policies and directions. But this assassination is simply horrible and cowardly. Also I believe it is Savarkar who planned the entire thing but had no guts to admit or declare it – at least on his death bed.

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  220. MK  January 4, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    Godse should be a true Hindu man, that is why he can not tolerate things happing against Hinduism, he would have been pushed to take up extremism – which is also not correct as per Hinduism. But the same religions sacred books Mahabratha & Ramayana preaches the killings of the evils and the same is been said by Jihad in Muslimism.

    Those who have lived in overseas could have felt that discrimination in the form of races, religions, languages, etc is been there all over the world, and we were in receiving end in all those soils. And back home Hindus in Hindustan fighting for equal rights among all religions, we wanted one law for all.
    Where is secularism in India, which congress is expressing all the while?

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  221. Sanjay Sachdeva  January 4, 2015 at 3:53 pm

    after reading whole article..i came to conclusion….that to satisfy his own ego Godse killed Gandhiji… he couldn’t bear the hightime of Gandhiji… he was seeing all the negative aspects of Gandhiji becoz his heart was filled with jealousy n hate…. no one is perfect in this universe…. everyone do the mistakes…..we should not forget the mental status n timely pressure of Gandhiji….the sufferings n cruel activities of Brits… he was seeing with his own eyes….nowadays we are jes analysing the situation….but he was facing….. some decisions might be wrong….but wht he did..he did in favor of nation….. he dint compromise at the cost of nation’s freedom…..

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  222. Bharat Mehta  January 5, 2015 at 8:30 am

    I agree with Godsay, that Gandhi was History’s worst person, in encouraging religious culture in India, and destroyed philosophy, which is real ability of an Individual. Hindu is great, because meaning of word Hindu is not religion, but philosophy and civilization. and he is right in his decision, to kill Gandhi, as he has knowledge that no book ever will bring black side of Gandhi, and he has rightly expect some Historian or philosopher to valued his action. Me, being person of Philosophy–validate his action, and I am sure, Goday will be light for future Humanity. His words proved true for Hindu people.

    Now we–as a Hindu, realized that congress is name of conspiracy against HIndu, by Christian Muslim conspirators.

    If anyone has anything to say against my this presentation, please meet me at face book…I am more then happy to exchange our knowledge….after all the issue Goday take over on his head was not of personal revenge, for personal goal or personal benifit…He did for national interest… He is true within his each statement, I cam to read here.

    It is congress’s conspiracy against HIndu people, that congress has bann this presentation for these much long time. We cannot forgive congress for this crime.

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  223. ASHWIN  January 5, 2015 at 9:06 am

    thank god we gt seperated or else our condition would be pretty much similar to some islamic countries.although i stil believe in future as muslim numbers wil grow in INDIA we would stil be destoyed for sure..

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  224. Rajiv Ahuja  January 6, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    I think Godse was correct in his observations. .Even Atltlee said that Freedom India enjoys is not because of Gandhi.

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  225. Suneetha  January 7, 2015 at 1:35 am

    Nathu cannot be absolved of the crime. TODAY, there might be many Indians who might feel with similar intensity as Nathu’s, that some of our current leaders are not fulfilling their duties and/or should be decimated from the National scene. Civility does not permit that. The whole statement smells more of fanaticism than anything else. Most terrorists of today are walking in the footsteps of Nathu Ram Godse.

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  226. Palak  January 8, 2015 at 7:19 pm

    Whatever explanation given by Nathuram, it still cannot be accepted that he killed Gandhiji. If he really wanted to save Hindus and India, he should have killed Jinnah that would have saved India and Pakistan both from any kind of partition probably.

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  227. kiran  January 13, 2015 at 11:19 am

    good said

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  228. Siddhartha Yadav  January 14, 2015 at 6:58 am

    Chandra Shekhar Azad and Bhagat Singh also did not share the same ideas as Gandhi, they ended up as heroes and Godse we know. Godse was a coward, in case he had courage he should have brought in his thought among the citizens.

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  229. Alok Tiwari  January 16, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    Godse was an obvious coward. He knew his ideas could not stand against Gandhi’s so instead of fighting the Mahatma’s ideas with his own decided to eliminate him physically. After reading this, I know he was also an intellectual pygmy. A typical bigoted person with narrow understanding of history and absolute certitude of one’s own worldview– something he accuses Gandhi of in this statement. In his own mind what he was doing was pure, holy, and necessary to carry forward his agenda. Every terrorist from him to those who killed journalists in Paris have had similar thoughts. If you read their rants– and that is what this too is– left behind by them they all sound eerily similar, regardless of their faith or cause.

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  230. abhi  January 19, 2015 at 7:02 pm

    Hey hey… hold your horses… so much of discussion… so much of mud slinging… do we even know what is written in this article is true… we all know all the facts about Gandhiji… we have only read about Mr Godse… What are the real facts we will never know… so chill…

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  231. SECULERIST  January 21, 2015 at 3:51 am

    why blame gandhiji. when you look into the history of india. chengiz khan,alexandre..etc india and its people had never been able to defend this country due to the weakness of the people. it is not hindutva ideology which binds this country..but the secularism which united the country. respect the constitution of india lest you will become one like Nathuram Godse.

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  232. Ricky  January 21, 2015 at 10:26 am

    If he really wanted to kill Gandhi he had to kill his ideals not Gandhi. A person’s ideals are greater than him . Killing the messenger doesn’t serve any purpose

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  233. Vijay Datta  January 21, 2015 at 11:45 am

    Totally concur with few candid revelations made in some articles.Isn’t itt appalling to see individual being termed as a father of motherland.It remains a misfortune of the great nation where these unopposed practices of appeasement still exist.One needs to go through a book'” Freedom at Midnight ” written by british author to gather more interesting information of a great preacher of Non-Voilence.

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  234. Ashuboi  January 23, 2015 at 4:27 am

    Gandhi was a fraud.
    Everyone who is in side of gandhi is a traitor and doesn’t have brain to think what is right and what is wrong. Gandhi was the major cause for division of India. Those people are such a fool who allowed to print gandhi’s photo on currency notes. RBI prints a traitor on every note which is a shame for every hindustani. Bhagat Singh was a real hero, real motherland’s blood was running in his veins which led him to die for his country. If gandhi wanted the death sentence could have been prevented for Bhagat, Rajguru and Sukhdev.

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  235. ashu  January 23, 2015 at 8:33 pm

    Godse was real hero. If Gandhi would be killed in 1922 then partition can be avoided. Gandhi was todays Asharam bapu who fooled innoncent peoples.

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  236. Vishal  January 24, 2015 at 5:36 am

    It was all the Indian’s sheer bad luck that real patriot’s like Netaji, Bhagat singh and other’s ideology and principles were discarded to satisfy the ego of Gnadhi & Nehru and even today every one of us have been taught the same…..
    We have forgotten the sacrifice of All Sikh Gurus, Shivaji, Maharana Pratap….. who had left everything to serve the nation and motherland…
    Nathu Ram Godse was a real hero who sacrificed his life for the nation knowingly the end of his life…….
    Thanks to Sardar Patel who had a great vision and consolidated Hyderabad and Lucknow otherwise India would have been struggeling in the heart like J&K…

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  237. Sushanth  January 30, 2015 at 6:04 pm

    No point in talking about history people. Just don’t let it happen again. Well. I will do my part. You do your part.

    Gandhi became famous by media at that time it was “Word of Mouth”. Before gandhi there were so many freedom fighters fighting. Look at gandhi, just look at a photo of him. He is weak. So probably he cannot fight. So what is the next best idea. Have a sit-down protest. What did the freedom fighters of that time did, they fought, but there were not many people strong enough to join them. Easiest way to join a freedom movement without actually fighting is “Sit-down” and say “iam not going to eat”. If brits had gas bomber or some chemical weapon, they would have fnished the job then itself. It was the clean-up of the dead bodies they were afraid, i guess. With today weapon technology, you just have to switch-off some satalites and bomb the places and mark it as no-fly zone and monitor it for a year or so.

    Histories are suppose to be lessons, learn from it and change the future.

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  238. msr  January 31, 2015 at 5:02 am

    he is bigger than gandhi and nehru could ever be. seems like he’s the only one who actually cared. i deem him as an actual freedom fighter

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  239. Biju  February 2, 2015 at 5:18 pm

    Truth is always hidden…….. But it will come out one day, hopefully we can wait for it.

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  240. ss  February 3, 2015 at 1:47 pm

    good had Modi been Prime Minister at that time, he would surely be aquitted
    It is not too late, he might give him Parem Vir Chakar

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  241. jayant  February 5, 2015 at 9:04 am

    first of all violence is bad it may be at any level
    as of those who think violence is good at a time like this i’m sorry but we were no where in strength when compared to the british so non violence was the only way to solve that problem

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  242. prem  February 5, 2015 at 9:22 am

    Gita and Al Quoran support violence against the criminals of the rarest of the rare type. How then Gandhiji preached non violence on the basis of scriptures like Gita?

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  243. VED  February 7, 2015 at 5:09 pm

    The text of the speech seems to be part of some wider conspiracy, in which other major players might be involved. All arguments of Mountbatten dividing ‘India’ is nonsense. For British-India consisted of many princely states which actually had right to independence after the English rule was over. Moreover, many areas inside the peninsula were not happy with being grouped under India. This would include Punjab, North East, TamilNadu, Travancore &c. Seen from this context, it is clear that Mountbatten was not allowing them to continue their own nations. He also gave permission two nations, under politicians who had no right to any nation.

    Killing of Gandhi has to be investigated from the perspective of who profited from killing a politicians who was then bearing a lot of scandals which were not in tune with his spiritual claims. By killing this man, another person profited by making him a saint. If this man had not been killed, he would have been a millstone on that leader. That leader was cunning to see that many things were in favour to his leadership. This would include the fact that he would be quite well informed about the fact that Subashbose was in Soviet prisons, made to do menial work. This information was withheld from the people of India, and the Soviets were allowed to keep him in captivity till his death by some unknown cause.

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  244. Ekaans Mohanty  February 7, 2015 at 5:11 pm

    give that man a cookie n a soul

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  245. suhas  February 13, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    Godse was right……Gandhi was a man who created mess after India’s freedom…….instead of Gandhi…..Baghat Singh,Bal gangadar tilak…Lala lajpat Rai….and Bipin chandra pal were real heroes

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  246. rajan goshteswaran  February 14, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    Gandhi was a fraud.He brought about disaster.Quite a few in India ,I have heard commenting he might be responsible for Subash Chandra Bose’s disappearance.Dr.Ambedkar never liked Gandhi mixing religion with politics.Gandhi made a mess of politics.Why we should accept him as father of nation.JUST because Nehru wanted it.He committed the biggest blunder by starting the Rowlet satyagraha.It made British divide our nation.

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  247. sharath  February 24, 2015 at 3:59 pm

    high hail “godse”

    I am sure mahatma Gose took the greatest sacrifice for our country , but i am sad that if he could have killed nehru along with gandhi , then the story of Bharath would have been more fruitful and glorious and my nation will not suffer what it is suffering till date …………

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  248. anonymous  March 23, 2015 at 3:35 pm

    I think both, Gandhi and Godse are stupid…. Godse just blindly believed the Hindu scriptures, which has no scientific proof. and just blindly blame on Muslims… And Gandhi did not do anything fight for India, the British left India not becoz of Gandhi…i belive, they left India becoz the withdrawal from England…. Or else they could have simply shoot and kill all the people and go, they had guns and manpower….

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  249. R.S.Gadasalli  April 4, 2015 at 7:37 pm

    Nathuram Godse’s self defense is so convincing that, any jury would have given him a non guilty verdict. Well , this is the reason Pandit Nehru and his dynasty did not want these documents declassified for such along time. After Gandhi was killed, Nehru and his mafia took full control of India and destroyed all pro Hindu parties like Praja Parishad , Hindu mhasabha etc. Nehru gave away one third of Kashmir through his stupid policy at UN and he also gave his daughter to a Muslim Feroze Khan and changed his name to Gandhi and made his family a Nehru Gandhi Parivar to have permanent claims on India’s leadership. His plans gave fruits and the nation suffered. Now Sonia is getting the benefits of all these and now the minorities have joined hands to isolate, attack the govt and humiliate Hindus at international levels.If Godse had not killed Gandhi, Nehru would not have become so strong. Gandhi would have become a non entity as Nehru never believed in all the things Gandhi Believed in. Hope the NDA will release the documents of Nehru-Indira_rajiv period which were anti Hindu, anti India to educate the people. Let the Youth of India decide who ruined India for them.

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  250. Jaya  May 12, 2015 at 9:09 am

    Gandhi is second Dhritarashtra. You never understand completely Dhritarashtra in Mahabarath, in the same way you never come to conclusion of Gandhi in modern period.

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  251. Prash  May 12, 2015 at 12:06 pm

    Dear Indians….My Countrymen

    Ref to Mohandas Karam Chand Gandhi…..few inputs through reliable sources who was with MK Gandhi day and night until his death

    1. MK Gandhi was always physically abusive with his wife .He always ill treated ( where is ahimsa practiced?)

    2. MK Gandhi slept naked with two woman to prove mind control ( what is moral character)

    3. Mr Nehru had ONE vote in Indian National Congress election as against 17 Votes for Sardar Vallbhai Patel …..but Mr Motilal bull dozzed into Gandhi n threatened him to make his son Mr Jawaharlal the Congress President and Prime Miniter ….failing which Mr Motilal would create new party and seek power to be handed over …..The British would be in dilema and hence freedom would be delayed…..and Mr Motilal told Gandhi that the world would be told that Gandhi is reason for delaying freedom…and his partisan attitude for his own Gujju man Sardar Patel…….seeing this Mr Gandhi told congress that Mr Jawaharlal is flamboyant…speaks good English and has good PR network…so he should head the Country….obediently Sardar Patel steps down…..

    4. Mr Motilal’s illegal relationship with Jammu family…resulted in being Mr Jawaharlal and Mr Sheikh Abdulla (father of Farooq Abdullah ) being undisclosed brothers…..and so creation of special status for Kashmir…..pushing aside Mr Ambedkar and including it in Indian Constitution…

    5. The most crucial factor of Shri Netaji Subash Chandra Bose …..was left to perish in Siberian jail….inspite of NEHRU knowing the fact…..Horrible Nehru clan

    So many many ….such instances….and we have had Nehru clan smartly supressing all the true facts…making sure all school books wrote n taught good about Nehru..Gandhi….and we grew up blindly learning …..respecting……WAKE UP SLEEPING INDIANS….

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  252. Swaran Mann  May 13, 2015 at 4:52 am

    If the driving force for Indian freedom could have been Subash Chander Bose rather than Gandhi,India could have been a world power by now.Allas this did not happen.Very unfortunate for India.

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  253. Dr. C. Pratap  May 14, 2015 at 5:32 pm

    Godse does not seem either to have a complete understanding of Gandhiji’s mind nor the cunning British maneuvers. That’s why he could not appreciate Gandhiji’s muslim “appeasement” as a device to maintain national unity against British deceptive endeavor to divide and hand over a weakened country perpetually exposed to infighting feeding and breeding trouble even within the country. He is a devout Hindu alright but lacked enlarged vision of the dangers to which the country is exposed. Thus, in killing Gandhiji, Godse is only motivated by his fundamentalist understanding of the country as a pure Hindu nation.

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  254. G Krishnamurthy  May 20, 2015 at 7:39 am

    I DO NOT AGREE WITH THE COMMENTS OF GODSE. KILLING A PERSON DOES NOT AMOUNT TO ANY SOLUTION. RECENTLY MOST OF THE PEOPLE ARE KILLED BY TERRORISTS. IS IT FAIR AND JUSTIFIABLE? IF ANYONE HAVING OBJECTION TO ANY PERSONS’ COMMENTS AND ACTION, HE SHOULD FIGHT IT OUT IN PUBLIC DEBATE TO STABILISE HIS ARGUEMENT. KILLING A PERSON IS NOT AT ALL AN ANSWER AND ONE’S RIGHTEOUSNESS. HENCE, I FEEL PERSONALLY, THAT GODSE IS ABSOLUTELY WRONG AND PUNISHMENT TO HIM IS CORRECT.

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  255. pradeepta  June 3, 2015 at 9:42 pm

    Though Gandhi was always doing his work by non–violence whether it was in SA Or India or in britain,he gained more expeience about how to lead masses,he knew violence was nt the last solution which can lead to wt he wanted or masses wanted….peace , non–violence is the last resort can fruitful any solutio…concerning todays world whether in ukrain crisis or sanction over iran ,,,anyone could guess bullet can give any solution if that is the case perhaps world would see another world war……what NATHURAM SAYING ABOUT patriotic nature ,,welfare of country man ,is not mockery to our country??…he was bloody sick minded,, it was his tactics to save himself grave crime he was committed…even then no one know about his presence in this country ,,it was his inner jealous that provoked him to do this …finally its Gandhis leadership that brought freedom to our country……how guys are misleading about his thinking post-gandhi murder….,,if we ask someone who commited crime todays day even he//she would say sympathetic word…there is no at all doubt about it…

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  256. anon  June 4, 2015 at 1:26 am

    on the one hand he accuses gandhi of playing god and deciding what is right and what is wrong according to his (gandhi’s) own logic, and on the other hand he does the same thing – playing god and deciding to eliminate what doesnt work out in favor of his idea of the world. imo, godse reacted emotionally – not very admirable.

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  257. Sen Joseph.M  June 4, 2015 at 3:38 pm

    Gandhi invited his death via his misconceptions, though the action of Godse cannot be justified under any pretext.I find logic in his statement but do not support his action

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  258. Sen Joseph.M  June 4, 2015 at 3:42 pm

    I wonder why the statement of Godse was suppressed in India for long, we profess basic human rights and Constitutional rights too, and proclaim to be the World’s largest democracy.

    Godse is a product of his circumstances and Gandhi belongs to another realm of thought, in fact Gandhi failed to convince youth of the country inclusive of Godse and his like in those troubled days of Partition brought about by Mountbatten, Jinnah and Nehru

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  259. Ram  June 26, 2015 at 11:54 am

    Both Gandhi and Godse were patriots. But Gandhi always sought political correctness whereas Godse called spade a spade. Ahimsa is right as a general principle, but ahmisa does not mean “complete non violence” like Gandhi preached. None of the Hindu scriptures preached the Gandhian version of ahimsa. Some violence is some times required to ensure peace in the long run. Gandhian philosophy isn’t practicable, it is utopian. Britain gave up India because they became weak after World War II, not because they got scared of Gandhi’s ahimsa. If India had been ruled by Hitler, he would have destroyed India completely if we had adopted the Gandhian way. Violence is sometimes acceptable for the better good of the nation. If Gandhi were to live today, would he be dealing with terrorists using ahimsa??

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  260. Benjamin  July 22, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    hahaha..its so sad to read about patriots later called a traitors…apart from GOD..there is no one who does good for others without having a hidden motives…feel sorry about the Indians who have been fooled for so many decades and this will always continue..this is what you call politics..

    remaining silent rather than consorting to violence was a pathetic ideology…if someone got raped..u remain silent and let the perpetrator free believing that one day he will give up…by the time he gives up..imagine how many girls life he would have destroyed as he would be a sex maniac..

    blood for blood makes life easier at time as it sets precedents for people to stop doing what they are doing..

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  261. Shreyas Srivastava  August 21, 2015 at 2:37 pm

    you Suck Bastard if it was so wrong for you to follow Gandhiji you could have protested against him,made some of your own wings,
    But you proved to be a Hindu TERRORIST from which tongue are you calling yourself a ‘Hindu’ its a holy world…
    and some suckers like you have always been defaming Hidutava

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  262. Praveen Kumar T  August 22, 2015 at 12:32 pm

    If Godse had such noble intentions of abolishing caste, within Hindu religion , why does he stop at the inequities within Hinduism alone…Shouldnt a really noble soul attempt to erase divisions and inequities amongst all Mankind….Why confine the idea to Hindus alone? Are Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, and Parsis, not part of the Nation, even if constituting a lesser percentage.?

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  263. Sanhas  August 23, 2015 at 4:12 am

    Bollocks… Gandhi won then and after his death too… these illogical attempts at trying to sound good and worthy, don’t say anything at all… they are simply borne of an ignorant and misguided person. You cant kill someone because of their ideology or their stature or their influences! That was a coward & criminal and we heard his point of view and that’s it… he was rightly punished… in today’s world he would have got hearing after hearing for 10 years but would have been hanged nevertheless!

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  264. aruna  December 29, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    Thank god he saved us from being even more a destroyed nation

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  266. Optimist  April 26, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    nobody could have stopped the partition..british had been very succefull in their strategy of divide and rule..
    To avoid more blood shed partition was accepted..a middle way.
    Every wrong doer has his own version of y he did so..?
    and its very stupid by sanskrit magazine to misguide people by posting such things on socila media..
    The way u have defended godse..pakistan can defend the terrorists they are sending to india..ISIS can defend wt they are doing!!
    Hinduism is for peace ..not for violence..and that too to kill a person who brought a innovative idea of Ahimsa to ouster british from india without much blood shed

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  267. sashi mahend sharma  April 28, 2016 at 10:08 am

    Ghandi kicked the anglosaxon Christians who raped murdered stole and terrorized the Bharati people .He also kicked the musalamans to Pakistan where’hindu’ girls are raped till todate .

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