Bhubaneswar: The nation is paying homage to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 71st death anniversary on Wednesday. The day is also observed as Martyrs’ Day.
Gandhi was assassinated on January 30, 1948, while on his way to address a prayer meeting.
President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra and several other dignitaries took to social media to reminiscent on the sacrifice of the father of the nation.
In a tweet, the President said, on Martyrs’ Day the nation gratefully remembers Mahatma Gandhi and the countless freedom fighters who sacrificed their all for our Independence.
PM Modi also remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial to the nation in Dandi
The leaders from different political parties will pay tributes to Bapu at Rajghat in New Delhi. A Sarva-Dharma Prarthana will be held at Gandhi Samadhi, Rajghat this morning.