Leaders pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on 152nd birth anniversary

WION Web Team
NEW DELHI Published: Oct 02, 2021, 10:12 AM(IST)

Gandhi was assassinated at a prayer meeting on 30th January 1948. Photograph:( Getty )

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Raj Ghat to pay tributes to the ‘father of the nation’. The Prime Minister laid flowers at Raj Ghat, the memorial dedicated to Gandhi in India’s national capital city, New Delhi

On the occasion of the 152nd birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, various leaders and ministers honoured the legacy of the pioneer of non-violence. 

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, who was born in 1869 in India, inspired millions of people with his philosophies and principles.

Gandhi followed the path of truth and non-violence and led the successful campaign for India's independence from the oppressive British rule. 

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Raj Ghat to pay tributes to the ‘father of the nation’. The Prime Minister laid flowers at Raj Ghat, the memorial dedicated to Gandhi in India’s national capital city, New Delhi.

PM Modi said Mahatma Gandhi’s principle are still globally relevant and provides strength to follow the route of non-violence to millions of people around the world. 

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh extends his tribute.

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Home Minister Amit Shah pays tribute.

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Rahul Gandhi pays tribute.

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UN Secretary General calls for peace as he urges the nations to usher in a new era of peace, trust and tolerance.

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