Graphic Novel: Reliving 30 January 1948, Mahatma Gandhi’s Last Day
Here’s what happened on the day Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse. 
Here’s what happened on the day Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse. (Photo: Arnica Kala/The Quint)

Graphic Novel: Reliving 30 January 1948, Mahatma Gandhi’s Last Day

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Text: Kabir Upmanyu
Illustrations: Arnica Kala

30 January 1948 went along like any other day for Mahatma Gandhi, until 5:17 pm when Nathuram Godse shot at him three times in what was a well-planned and ultimately successful assassination attempt.

Here, we relive some of the moments from Gandhi's last day, starting from his prayers first thing in the morning, to the exchanges he had with his loved ones, and his last meeting held with Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

(Illustration: Arnica Kala/The Quint)
(Illustration: Arnica Kala/The Quint)
(Illustration: Arnica Kala/The Quint)
(Illustration: Arnica Kala/The Quint)
(Illustration: Arnica Kala/The Quint)
(Illustration: Arnica Kala/The Quint)
(Illustration: Arnica Kala/The Quint)

(With inputs from The Last Hours of Mahatma Gandhi and The Last Day of Mahatma Gandhi.)

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