Vol. 4 No. 3 (2021): Pakistan Journal of International Affairs
Articles

ASSASSINATION OF GANDHI: A HISTORICAL OVERVIEW

Published 2021-09-27

Abstract

This article investigates into the murder of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, popularly known as Bapu. Godse the assassin stated that he killed Gandhi as he divided India and also defended the Muslims. His presence was weakening the concept of Akand Baharat. The study delves the motives of fanatic Hindus and protagonist of Hindutva behind the murder of Gandhi. Nehru became the visionary leader of India. The Muslims were further kept aloof. Schism was manifest between the nationalist Indians and fanatic Hindus. The element of Hinduism prevails the Indian politics today in which Muslims have been marginalized.