Gandhi - Part 3: Chapters 33 and 34 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3: Chapters 33 and 34 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 33: Victory Is to Him Who Is Ready to Pay the Price

Gandhi is growing exceedingly weak but he refuses even water. He pressures the Congress to pay Pakistan a share of old India's treasury. Doctors warn him that even if he survives he will have permanent kidney injury. Finally, agreements are reached including protection for Moslems and their temples. To the relief of all, Gandhi ends his fast.

Chapter 34: Death Before Prayers

There is resentment by some Hindus who feel Gandhi caved to the Moslems. A bomb is thrown near him during a prayer session. Gandhi forgives the young man who threw the bomb. Another young man, Nathuram Vinayak Godse, cannot understand why a Hindu Mahatma protects Moslems and even reads from the Koran at prayer time. When Gandhi steps on the prayer stage at 5pm...

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