Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi Assassinated

TIH 030 2022 Gandhi Assassination

January 30, 2022: In history, on this day in 1948, Mahatma Gandhi, the political and spiritual leader of the Indian independence movement, was assassinated in New Delhi by a Hindu extremist. After decades of leading non-violent protests against the treatment of poor Indians by the British government, as well as protests against Muslem-Hindu violence, Gandhi was gunned down while protesting. His persuasive methods of civil disobedience influenced leaders of civil rights movements around the world.

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