President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 71st death anniversary.
“On Martyrs’ Day, we gratefully remember Mahatma Gandhi and the countless freedom fighters who sacrificed their all for our Independence,” President Kovind tweeted.
Prime Minister Modi said, “Remembering Bapu on his Punya Tithi. We reiterate our commitment to follow the path shown by him and abide by the values he stood for.”
Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu tweeted, “Offering floral tributes to Shri Mahatma Gandhi Ji on his Punya tithi at Raj Ghat. Gandhiji was an embodiment of eternal values of truth and non-violence and his life is an eloquent expression of true humanism.”
“Gandhiji is an inspiration to all mankind. His deep sense of compassion, inclusiveness and transforming noble thoughts into tangible actions with unshaken perseverance had inspired many generations of world leaders,” Naidu added.
Naidu further said, “Mahatma Gandhi’s vision and thoughts have eternal relevance to the mankind in search of solutions to global challenges.”
The leaders from different political parties’ also paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary.