West Bengal Governor pays floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

By: PTI | Kolkata | Published:October 2, 2016 7:09 pm

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Sunday paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 147th birth anniversary as people from different parts of the state also paid respect to the Father of the Nation.

Tripathi paid floral tributes to the Mahatma at Gandhi Ghat on the banks of Hooghly river in Barrackpore. He was joined by state minister Bratya Basu and Trinamool Congress chief whip Nirmal Ghosh.

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In Kolkata, the governor garlanded the Gandhi statue at Maidan in the heart of the city, where he was joined by TMC MP Idris Ali. People in different parts of the state also paid tributes to the Mahatma by holding blood donation camps, awareness rallies on cleanliness and other activities.