According to the police, Chimman Lal Jain had announced that he would begin torching liquor outlets from January 30, the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, as part of his campaign.
“Gandhiji would say India’s soul was in its rural parts. Today is a good day to hold consultations with heads of the villages on cleaning Ganga,” Uma said without naming Godse.
Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on 30 January 1948 by Nathuram Godse.
Apart from rare photographs, one of the highlights of the biography are the letters that Gandhi wrote as well as received from his family, friends and followers.
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The book, titled ‘Nathuram Godse – The Story of an Assassin’ is scheduled for release Saturday at the government-owned Ravindra Bhavan in Margao.
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No one had asked the Indians or the Pakistanis to be living under British rule whether they wanted the country split into two.
“The Sabarmati Ashram has in its archives over 8,500 letters and other communications to Gandhiji. These letters are mainly in English, Gujarati and Hindi,” said Tridip Sharud.
The descent vehicle of the station soft-landed on the surface of the planet.
Mahatma Gandhi’s great-granddaughter has been accused of defrauding two businessmen of more than USD 830,000 in South Africa.
A large number of school children also gathered at the venue to pay homage to the father of the nation.
Over 100 photographs chronicle Mahatma Gandhi’s visit to the riot-hit villages in West Bengal in 1946.
Two exhibitions in the Capital celebrate the spirit of Mahatma Gandhi through archival photographs.
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