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Mahatma Gandhi death anniversary: President, PM among leaders pay tribute to ‘Father of the Nation’

India on Monday remembered the father of the nation on his 70th death anniversary.

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India on Monday remembered the father of the nation on his 70th death anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Congress president reached Rajghat to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi was shot dead 70 years ago on January 30, 1948, by Nathuram Godse. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) Follow | LIVE UPDATES

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President Ram Nath Kovind laying the wreath at Mahatma Gandhi's samadhi at Rajghat. The President remembering Mahatma Gandhi tweeted, “On Martyrs’ Day, we gratefully remember Mahatma Gandhi and the countless freedom fighters who sacrificed their all for our Independence.”(Express Photo by Amit Mehra) Follow | LIVE UPDATES

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Prime Minister Modi in his last ‘Mann ki Baat’ address said, “The path of peace and non-violence, is the path of Bapu and this is applicable not only for India or the world but also for a person or a family or a society. The ideals which Bapu practiced in his life, things that he imparted are relevant even today.” (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) Follow | LIVE UPDATES

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Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi at Rajghat on Tuesday. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) Follow | LIVE UPDATES

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Former PM Manmohan Singh paying tributes at Rajghat. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) Follow | LIVE UPDATES

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Senior BJP leader LK Advani pays his tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) Follow | LIVE UPDATES

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Army Chief Gen Bipin rawat paying tribute at Rajghat. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) Follow | LIVE UPDATES

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman pays her tributes to the Father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) Follow | LIVE UPDATES

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Congress leader and former J&K chief minister pays his respects to the Mahatma. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) Follow | LIVE UPDATES

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At dusk on January 30, 1948, three powerful gunshots shred through the silence at Birla House in New Delhi, silencing the strongest voice of the Indian national movement. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra)

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