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Old 31st August 2009, 16:57   #1
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Default Article of Godse's Studebaker he drove to assassinate M.Gandhi

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This is the car that Godse rode
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This car was seen in a Vintage and Classic Car rally in Lucknow a few years ago.
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Does anyone have pictures of this car in the recent rally's?
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Here is the car at a rally in Delhi.

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I was told once long ago that it is a Studebaker Dictator.
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This car has a lot of history behind it.
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I think there is a Stude of similar vintage and shape with the Mallya collection, though hardtop. I remember reading it came from Travancore (?) or thereabouts. Still in (worn) original paint, I think registered MAS 8XXX. Those quaint headlamp shapes suit the car well.

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This car has a lot of history behind it.
But not much tread on the tyres!

Wumps.
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Today , at 11 am, please stand up and maintain two minutes silence to pay utmost respect to our beloved Mahatma Gandhi ! hope we vow to share his values of tolerance and non-violence ! and highest levels of Patriotism always!
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30.01.1948 Mahatma's funeral
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The Studebaker was owned by Mr. Kamaal A. Kareem of Bareilly before it went to Delhi. Kamaal Sahab did his bit to bring the history in the limelight, and ensure he got a better price for it.


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The truck in the picture (which was taken on 12.02.1948 and not 30.01.1948) is a 1947 Ford, which was designed to take Bapu's ashes to Sangam. It is kept in the Allahabad Museum and is normally taken out of its garage on the 2nd of October and 12th of February every year.
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This is the car that Godse rode
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This car was seen in a Vintage and Classic Car rally in Lucknow a few years ago.
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Does anyone have pictures of this car in the recent rally's?
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Here is the car at a rally in Delhi.

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Here is a picture of the Studebaker Dictator participating in a Kanpur rally when it was still owned by Shri Kamaal A. Kareem.
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Here is a picture of the Studebaker Dictator participating in a Kanpur rally when it was still owned by Shri Kamaal A. Kareem.
Nothing to do with Godse of course, but I think the Raymond Loewy Studebakers of the middle 'fifties were one of the finest pieces of industrial design there has ever been. Nice to see the Commander again - I used to marvel at them when they were new.

Well, only slightly.
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That's the pic of a brochure released by the Allahabad Museum in 2006 in honour of the 'Gandhi Smriti Vahan' which the Museum claims as one of its most valuable possessions.
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See what I've managed to get hold of.

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Mr. Kamaal knew fairly well that getting the car together was only as important as highlighting the history attached to it. And he even knew how to create history where there was none!
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