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Nation pays homage to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his Martyrdom Day

New Delhi ,

Nation paid homage to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his Martyrdom Day today. He was assassinated on this day in 1948. President Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Vice-President Shri Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat Samadhi this morning on the occasion of his Martyrdom Day. Union Ministers Shri Manohar Parrikar, Shri Venkaiah Naidu, Dr Mahesh Sharma and the three service Chiefs among others laid wreaths at the memorial.
Earlier, in a series of tweets, the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi also paid tributes to those who sacrificed their lives for the nation on the occasion of Martyrs Day.