Imitating Godse, Hindu Mahasabha members shoots at Gandhi’s effigy

ALIGARH: On the 71st death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, some members of Hindu Mahasabha on Wednesday enacted Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination to glorified assassin Nathuram Godse, the man who killed Gandhi on January 30, 1948.

Celebrating ‘Martyr’s Day’ in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh, Hindu Mahasabha national secretary Puja Shakun Pandey shot at an effigy of Mahatma Gandhi, the occasion, has gone viral on social media platforms.

After the video went viral, two people were detained and a case has been registered against 13 persons associated with Hindu Mahasabha including Pandey.

Aligarh ASP Neeraj Jadon told ANI, “Members of Hindu Mahasabha yesterday enacted assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. They were glorifying Nathuram Godse. Case has been registered under relevant sections of IPC against 8 people and 4 unknown, arrests to be made soon. Two people have been detained in this regard.”

The police are conducting raids to nab the accused persons.

With agency inputs