Why I Assassinated Gandhi: written by Nathuram Vinayak Godse and Gopal Vinayak Godse
The book titled Why I Assassinated Gandhi written by Nathuram Godse and Gopal Godse was in news in third week of December 2014.
The first revised edition of book was published by Delhi-based Farsight Publishers and Distributors. The revised edition has been compiled and edited by Virender Mehra. The book was first published in 1993 by Surya Bharti Prakashan.
The 14-chapter, 208-page book includes a profile of Godse, and critical commentary on Gandhi’s politics. It also includes Nathuram Godse’s statement before the court at the Red Fort trial in its unabridged form.
Besides, it contains the narrative of Justice G D Khosla who was the part of full bench of the then East Punjab High Court that heard the Nathuram Godse case on 23 May 1949.
Bombay High Court in 1968 had lifted the ban on Nathuram Godse’s statement to the special court.
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