Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 76th death anniversary at Rajghat in Delhi.
In a post on X, PM Modi said, “I pay homage to Pujya Bapu on his Punya Tithi.”
“I also pay homage to all those who have been martyred for our nation. Their sacrifices inspire us to serve the people and fulfil their vision for our nation..” the tweet added.
With Prime Minister, other dignitaries were also present among which were, President Droupadi Murmu, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Defence Minister Rajnathsingh who paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary at Rajghat in Delhi.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah also took to X and paid his tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.
“Salute to Mahatma Gandhi ji on his death anniversary who awakened the spirit of Swadeshi in the hearts of the countrymen by following the path of truth and non-violence. Gandhi ji’s messages of peace and harmony are relevant even today and his thoughts will continue to inspire countrymen to sacrifice and dedicate themselves to the nation,” he said,
BJP National President, JP Nadda while paying his tribute said that the paths shown by Bapu are relevant in every era.
“I pay my tribute to the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, the priest of truth and non-violence, who paved the way for India’s independence through Swadeshi and self-reliance, on his death anniversary. The paths shown by Bapu are relevant in every era. His ideals and thoughts will always inspire us,” Nadda said on X.
In his message Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said “I pay homage to Pujya Bapu on his Punyatithi. The nation will always remain grateful for his contributions. Also, on this day, we pay our tributes to all those who laid down their lives in service to the nation.”
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and Deputy CM Brajesh Pathak also paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary, in Lucknow
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi pays floral tributes to Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary, in Chennai.
India observes Martyrs’ Day every year on January 30 to mark the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and to honour his contribution towards the freedom of the country.
On January 30, 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse at Gandhi Smriti in Birla’s house, months after India’s independence. (ANI)
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