18, Oct 2015
New Delhi:`Nathuram Godse was much more patriotic than Gandhi’
Hindu Mahasabha, which made the headlines last year when it declared plans to build temples for its former member and Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse, now wants to commemorate November 15 -the day Godse was hanged -as `balidan diwas’.
Chandraprakash Kaushik, president of Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha, said he has asked all its 120 offices across the country to gear up for a “district level“ commemoration of “Balidan diwas“ this year. Godse was hanged in Ambala jail on November 15, 1949.
Hindu Mahasabha plans to distribute abridged copies of `Gandhivadh Kyon’, a book written by Gopal Godse, Nathuram Godse’s younger brother, also accused in Gandhi’s murder, to members of right wing organisations who have been invited to the event.