India remembered ‘father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 71st death anniversary . President Ram Nath Kovind, prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi paid their homage.
Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on January 30, 1948. The day is now also observed as Martyr’s day.
On visit to Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial in Dandi. He tweeted about it
Tomorrow, on Bapu’s Punya Tithi, I will be in Dandi, the place from where Bapu challenged the might of colonialism.
In Dandi, the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial will be dedicated to the nation. This is a tribute to Satyagrahis led by Gandhi Ji, who worked for India’s freedom. pic.twitter.com/bJ5YgHZlr5
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 29, 2019
पूज्य बापू को उनकी पुण्यतिथि पर शत् शत् नमन।
Remembering Bapu on his Punya Tithi. We reiterate our commitment to follow the path shown by him and abide by the values he stood for.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 30, 2019
Congress president Rahul Gandhi visited Rajghat to pay his homage and later tweeted
“एक समाज की महानता और प्रगति इस बात से लगायी जा सकती है कि वहां कमजोर और असुरक्षित सदस्यों के साथ कैसा व्यवहार किया जाता है।”
– महात्मा गांधी
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) January 30, 2019