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Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 73rd death anniversary

Updated: January 30, 2021 12:23 pm
The nation pays homage to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 73rd death anniversary today. The day is also observed as Martyrs’ Day. He was assassinated on this day in 1948. An inter-religious prayer is organised on the occasion at Rajghat every year where the President, Vice President and Prime Minister lay wreaths at Bapu’s samadhi.

President Ram Nath Kovind today paid tributes to Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi who embraced martyrdom this day. In his message, President Kovind said people should adhere to his ideals of peace, non-violence, simplicity, purity of means and humility. He asked everyone to resolve to follow his path of truth and love.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, Bapu’s ideals continue to motivate millions. He said, on Martyrs’ Day we recall the heroic sacrifices of all those great women and men who devoted themselves towards India’s freedom and the well-being of every Indian.

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