Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, 2 October, paid a floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on the latter’s 151st birth anniversary.
“We bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. There is much to learn from his life and noble thoughts. May Bapu’s ideals keep guiding us in creating a prosperous and compassionate India,” the prime minister said in a tweet.
PM Modi also paid floral tributes to former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri at Vijay Ghat and said: “Lal Bahadur Shastri ji was humble and firm. He epitomised simplicity and lived for the welfare of our nation. We remember him on his Jayanti with a deep sense of gratitude for everything he has done for India.”