President, PM pay homage to Gandhi on death anniversary

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By Sarkaritel January 30, 2017 13:15

President, PM pay homage to Gandhi on death anniversary


The President, Pranab Mukherjee, the Vice President, M. Hamid Ansari, the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting, M. Venkaiah Naidu at the Sarva Dharma Prarthana Sabha, at the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of Martyr’s Day, at Rajghat, in Delhi on January 30, 2017.

The President, Pranab Mukherjee, the Vice President, M. Hamid Ansari, the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation and Information & Broadcasting, M. Venkaiah Naidu at the Sarva Dharma Prarthana Sabha, at the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of Martyr’s Day, at Rajghat, in Delhi on January 30, 2017.

New Delhi, Jan 30 President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, on his 69th death anniversary at Rajghat here.

Mukherjee paid the tribute at the Rajghat. Modi offered rose petals at the memorial.

Earlier, Modi said: “Tributes to beloved Bapu on his ‘Punya Tithi’.”

On this day in 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse, who fired three bullets into his chest at a prayer meeting at Birla House here. 

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel January 30, 2017 13:15