PM Modi in Ahmedabad. Photograph:( ANI )
On the occasion, the prime minister said that 'India's prestige is increasing across the globe'.
On the occasion, the prime minister said that "India's stature is rising across the globe".
The prime minister said that this time during his UN visit, he felt as if every corner of the world has accepted India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad: India’s stature is rising at world stage. Respect for India is increasing all over. One can experience the change. The world can see that India is at the forefront of several positive changes taking place at the world stage. #Gujarat pic.twitter.com/c5s0rJTeWc— ANI (@ANI) October 2, 2019
"I hope that India can lead the way and bring about a change in the world, India is capable of that," PM Modi said.
"Vaishnav Jan was sung by people of over 150 countries, the entire world paid tribute to Gandhiji," the prime minister said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad: Mahatma Gandhi's 150th anniversary has been marked at the United Nations with immense enthusiasm. Take any problem the world faces, the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi offer solutions to those challenges. #GandhiAt150 pic.twitter.com/9Iebq3nTnd— ANI (@ANI) October 2, 2019
"Gandhi is today, will be there tomorrow. For every problem, the solution has to be Gandhi," he added.
Later in the evening, the prime minister visited the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad and paid his tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.
Earlier in the day, PM Modi paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary.
Modi was received by BJP working President JP Nadda, Union Minister for Commerce Piyush Goyal and Minister of State (MoS) independent charge, Hardeep Singh Puri at Raj Ghat.
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also paid floral tributes to Mahatma at his final resting place.
The Prime Minister then left for Vijay Ghat to pay tributes to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 115th birth anniversary.