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The Hindu Mahasabha Rejected Statues Of Gandhi's Assassin For Looking Too Chubby

You think people won't fat shame you just because you're an inanimate object? Think again, guy.

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This is Nathuram Godse, the man who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi.

His former party, right-wing group Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha, has been advocating the recognition of Godse as a martyr.

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In January, 2015, they proposed the installation of Godse statues across India.

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The move was opposed by various quarters, with prohibitory orders issued against installation of the statues.

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Of course, a silly little court order wasn't gonna stop these guys.

They got his statues built and plans were on to get them erected soon... Save for one tiny thing.

#HinduMahasabha postpones plans to instal #godse statues as "he was never this fat n chubby." New statues coming soon

They rejected the statues for looking fatter and chubbier than the real Godse, and are now getting them replaced with new slim ones.

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I mean, sure, this guy has a bit of a double chin. But it isn't ~that~ bad.

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You stay strong, statue dude. Don't listen to the haters.