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Gandhi Jayanti 2017: President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to the Mahatma

As India remembers Mahatama Gandhi on his birth anniversary, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid their tributes to the Father of the Nation at his Samadhi at Rajghat in New Delhi on Monday morning.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays floral tribute to Mahatama Gandhi at Rajghat on Monday. (Source: PIB)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays floral tribute at the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary at Rajghat in Delhi on October 2, 2017. (Express Photo by Premnath Pandey)

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“I bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. His noble ideals motivate millions across the world,” PM Modi wrote on Twitter along with video clippings featuring some of his past speeches, in which he had recalled Gandhi’s ideals. (Express Photo by Premnath Pandey)

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President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute to Mahatama Gandhi at Rajghat on Monday morning. (Express Photo by Premnath Pandey)

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President of India recalled MK Gandhi’s ideals as nation celebrates Gandhi Jayanti on October 2. In a tweet, Kovind wrote, “Homage to Bapu on #GandhiJayanti. His ideals of truth, non-violence and compassion continue to be our moral touchstone.” (Express Photo by Premnath Pandey)

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal pays tribute to Mahatama Gandhi at Rajghat on Monday. (Express Photo by Premnath Pandey)

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu urged the nation to fight against “evils” of the society on Gandhi Jayanti. In a series of tweets, Naidu wrote, “As nation celebrates 148th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, I call upon every citizen to take a pledge to fight against various evils.” (Source: Twitter)

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Veteran BJP leader Lalkrishna Advani and former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh paying tribute to Mahatama Gandhi at Rajghat on Monday. (Express Photo by Premnath Pandey)

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind at Rajghath on Monday. (Source: PIB)