Gandhi led a contradictory life
Gandhi's assassin was unmoored in lifeSource: India Daily
Nathuram shot Gandhi in the middle of a crowded streetSource: Hindustan Times
Gandhi's assassination occurred in front of his followers and familySource: BBC
Nathuram tried to kill himself immediately afterwardSource: India Today
Crowds flocked to Gandhi's bodySource: Pinterest
The Nobel committee refused to give an award in 1948Source: The Indian Express
Jawaharlal Nehru gave a touching eulogy following Gandhi's deathSource: The Atlantic
The light has gone out, I said, and yet I was wrong. For the light that shone in this country was no ordinary light. The light that has illumined this country for these many years will illumine this country for many more years, and a thousand years later that light will still be seen in this country, and the world will see it and it will give solace to innumerable hearts. For that light represented the living truth ... the eternal truths, reminding us of the right path, drawing us from error, taking this ancient country to freedom ...
The first thing to remember no wish that no one of us dare misbehave because we're angry. We have to behave like strong and determined people, determined to face all the perils that surround us, determined to carry out the mandate that our great teacher and our great leader had given us, remembering always that if, as I believe, his spirit looks upon us and sees u, nothing would displease his soul so much as to see that we have indulged in any small behavior or any violence.
So we must not do that. But that does not mean that we should be weak, but rather that we should in strength and in unity face all the troubles and difficulties and conflicts must be ended in the face of this great disaster. A great disaster is a symbol to us to remember all the big things of life and forget the small things, of which we have thought too much.