Nathuram Godse Biography!! Nathuram Vinayak Godse was the assassin of Mahatma Gandhi. Godse was a Hindu nationalist from Maharashtra who shot Gandhi in the chest three times at point blank range at a multi-faith prayer meeting in Birla House in New Delhi on 30 January 1948.

Nathuram Godse Biography

Nathuram Godse Biography

Bio/Wiki
Real Name Ramachandra
Full Name Nathuram Vinayak Godse
Profession(s) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Activist, Politician, Journalist
Known For Killing Mahatma Gandhi by shooting him three times in his chest
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet inches– 5’ 6”
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 19 May 1910
Birthplace Baramati, Pune district, Bombay Presidency, British India
Date of Death 15 November 1949
Place of Death Ambala Prison, East Punjab (Now, Haryana), Dominion of India
Age (at the time of death) 39 Years
Death Cause Hanging
Nationality Indian
Hometown Baramati, Maharashtra, India
School A local school at Baramati, Bombay Presidency, British, India
College/University Dropout
Educational Qualification N/A
Religion Hinduism
Caste Brahmin
Relationships & More
Marital Status Unmarried
Family
Wife/Spouse N/A
Parents Father– Vinayak Vamanrao Godse (Worked in Post Office)
Mother– Lakshmi
Siblings Brother– Gopal Godse
Sister– 1

 

Nathuram Godse: The nationalist who killed Mahatma Gandhi

  • In his childhood, Godse highly respected Mahatma Gandhi but, according to him, when Gandhi favoured Muslims, his ideology changed.
  • Godse started writing his articles to publicised his thoughts.
  • Godse assassinated Mahatma Gandhi at a multi-faith prayer meeting on January 30, 1948, when Gandhi Ji visited the then Birla House in New Delhi for a prayer meeting.
  • He fired three bullets at the chest of Gandhi ji from a close range, ensuring his death.
  • Godse chose not to escape and was arrested, tried and sentenced to death.