PM Modi Pays Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi At Rajghat
On the ocassion of Gandhi Jayanti, PM Modi also tweeted that the life and learnings of the Mahatma will continue to guide India towards becoming a compassionate and prosperous nation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary today (2 October). The PM visited Raj Ghat in New Delhi to offer his prayers to the Father of the Nation. Several commemorative events will be held across the country today to mark the 151st birthday of the most prominent freedom fighter of India.
Modi was seen offering flowers to the Mahatma’s memorial structure at Raj Ghat.
In a tweet, the prime minister wrote that there is much to learn from the life and noble thoughts of the world-renowned leader, adding that the ideals of Gandhiji will continue to guide India in becoming a prosperous and compassionate nation.
The United Nations has also declared 2 October as the International Day of Non-Violence as a tribute to the leader of the Indian independence movement. Advocating peace as the greatest tool at the disposal of humankind, Gandhi, lovingly known as Bapu used non-violence as a primary approach to protest the British forces in India.
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