President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary.
President Kovind in a tweet said, “On behalf of a grateful nation, my humble tributes to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi who embraced martyrdom this day. We should adhere to his ideals of peace, non-violence, simplicity, purity of means and humility. Let us resolve to follow his path of truth and love.”
PM Modi said Bapu’s ideals continue to motivate millions.
“Tributes to the great Bapu on his Punya Tithi. His ideals continue to motivate millions. On Martyrs’ Day we recall the heroic sacrifices of all those great women and men who devoted themselves towards India’s freedom and the well-being of every Indian,” PM Modi tweeted.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said Mahatma Gandhi’s glorious life and principles continue to inspire the entire world.
“Ahimsa is the highest duty. Even if we cannot practice it in full, we must try to understand its spirit and refrain as far as is humanly possible from violence.”- Mahatma Gandhi. My respectful tributes to the #FatherOfTheNation, #MahatmaGandhi Ji on his death anniversary today,” Naidu tweeted.
“#Gandhi Ji was a crusader of peace, non-violence & selfless service. Both, through his words and actions, he left an indelible imprint on the sands of time. He inspired countless people worldwide to follow the path of ahimsa. #MahatmaGandhi,” the Vice President said.
“He worked relentlessly for the uplift of the vulnerable sections, downtrodden and socially backward. #Gandhi Ji’s glorious life and principles continue to inspire the entire world. As we remember him, let us emulate his teachings and resolve to follow the path shown by him,” he added.