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PM Modi Pays Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shashtri

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid homage to country's great leaders 'Mahatma Gandhi' and 'Lal Bahadur Shashtri'. He also went to Raj Ghat and Vijay Ghat

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2020-10-02T08:41:26+05:30

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151th birth anniversary and said there is much to learn from his life and thoughts. 

"May Bapu's ideals keep guiding us in creating a prosperous and compassionate India", he said.

The prime minister also went to Raj Ghat, memorial to Gandhi, to pay his tributes.

"We bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. There is much to learn from his life and noble thoughts. May Bapu's ideals keep guiding us in creating a prosperous and compassionate India," the prime minister tweeted. 

 

He also posted a short clip of his remarks on the father of the nation. 

President Of India Ram Nath Kovind also pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi. He said in the tweet, "The Mahatma’s life was his message. Gandhiji sacrificed his life for the upliftment of the downtrodden, and the empowerment of Indians." — President Kovind writes homage to Mahatma Gandhi on #GandhiJayanti"

He also paid homage to Lal Bahadur Shashtri, former PM of India. He said in a tweet,"Lal Bahadur Shastri Ji was humble and firm. He epitomised simplicity and lived for the welfare of our nation. We remember him on his Jayanti with a deep sense of gratitude for everything he has done for India"

The prime minister also went to Vijay Ghat, memorial of Shastri, to pay his tributes.

Lal Bahadur Shastri was the second prime minister of India. He was born in 1904 in Uttar Pradesh. He promoted the 'White Revolution,' 'Green Revolution' in India which led to surplus food production in the nation.

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi revered as Father Of Nation was a prominent social reformer, lawyer, and an eminent leader who led movements for India's Independence from the British rule.

Born on 2nd October in year 1869 in Porbandar, Gujarat - Gandhi remains a source for inspiration for various non-violent movements in India and across the world. Mahatma Gandhi served the nation with some of the legendary movements India ever witnessed like: Khilafat Movemnet, Non-cooperation movement, Salt March, Champaran agitation, Kheda agitation. Gandhi possessed leadership qualities to channel the aspirations and energy of the masses.
Gandhi was shot dead on 30 January 1948 by a fanatic called Nathuram Godse.

(With PTI inputs)


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