Also as a result of the pact Gandhi was invited to attend the Round Table Conference in London as the sole representative of the Indian National Congress. The assassin Nathuram Godse was a Hindu nationalist with links to the extremist Hindu Mahasabha who held Gandhi guilty of favouring Pakistan and strongly opposed the doctrine of nonviolence. In 1885 when Gandhi was 15 the couple's first child was born but survived only a few days.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi [About this sound] pronunciation (help·info) (pronounced: [ˈmoːɦənd̪aːs ˈkərəmtʃənd̪ ˈɡaːnd̪ʱi]; 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Asked to give a message to the people he would respond "My life is my message. He lived modestly in a self-sufficient residential community and wore the traditional Indian dhoti and shawl woven with yarn he had hand spun on a charkha.