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64,031. January 30th 1948 ... One of the most iconic figures in twenty-century history walks to his regular evening prayer meeting. As he gets to the end of this path a man steps out of the crowd. Three shots ring out. The father of Indian independence collapses. (Assassinations & India) Infamous Assassinations: Mahatma Gandhi
64,032. He is now convinced that the British must be forced to leave India. (Assassinations & India) ibid.
64,033. March 10th 1922. Gandhi is arrested for sedition ... While he is in prison the Congress Party splits. (Assassinations & India) ibid.
64,034. 1930: Gandhi starts a major campaign of civil disobedience. (Assassinations & India) ibid.
132,512. Independence will be possible after the war ... The talks break down. (Assassinations & India) ibid.
64,035. August 8th 1942 Delhi: Gandhi calls on the British to quite India, and announces another campaign of civil disobedience. (Assassinations & India) ibid.
64,036. Partition ... in just fourteen weeks ... Within weeks war breaks out between India and Pakistan. (Assassinations & India) ibid.
64,037. January 30th: Godse steps forward and then shoots him three times in the chest ... Godse does not attempt to flee. (Assassinations & India) ibid.
77,162. Winston Churchill said he was revolted at the spectacle of this seditious fakir striding half-naked up the steps of the Viceroy’s palace to negotiate on equal terms with the representative of the King Emperor. (India & Assassinations) Great Crimes and Trials: The Ghandi Assassination
77,163. As the Mahatma walked to prayer that 30th January he was shot. His murderer and accomplice hanged, contrary to Gandhi’s teachings. (India & Assassinations) ibid.
77,179. The light has gone out of our lives and there is darkness everywhere. (India & Assassinations) Jawaharial Nehru, re Gandhi’s assassination