When Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in 1948, India came to a halt. Witness has been searching through the BBC's sound archive to paint a picture of that time.

(Photo: circa 1935: Indian spiritual and political leader Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948).
(Credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Fri 29 Jan 2010 08:50 GMT

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