PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on 30 January 1948 by Nathuram Godse.

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: January 30, 2016 12:54:36 pm
Narendra Modi, Mahatma Gandhi, Rajghat, Modi remembers Gandhi, Nathuram Godse, Gandhi death anniversary, martyr's day, soldiers day, Gandhi death day Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rajghat on Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary. (Photo-PIB)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary.

“Salutations to beloved Bapu on his Punya Tithi,” he said in a tweet.

The prime minister also remembered the martyrs who laid down their lives for the nation and urged people to pay respect to them.

“Remembering the valour of all martyrs who gave their lives for the nation. Their sacrifices remain etched in our memory,” Modi said.

“Let us as a nation stand together in silence for two minutes at 11 a.m. today as a mark of respect towards our brave martyrs,” he added.

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