The nation commemorates the 154th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Droupadi Murmu paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat in New Delhi this morning.
PM Modi paid a tribute to the Father of the Nation on social media saying that Gandhi’s impact is ”global and motivating the entire humankind to further the spirit of unity and compassion.”
India’s Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla also paid floral tributes to the Mahatma at Rajghat. Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge also paid floral tributes at Rajghat.
Every year, October 2nd is observed as Gandhi Jayanthi and also the International Day of non-violence as a mark of honour to the Mahatma and his values of non-violence and tolerance.