Published On : Mon, Oct 2nd, 2017

Prez, PM lead the nation in paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary at Rajghat on Monday.

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Bharatiya Janata Party leader L K Advani also paid tributes to the Father of the Nation.

Dr Singh also visited Vijay Ghat and paid tributes to former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri.

Prime Minister Modi tweeted, ‘My respects to Gandhi Ji. I bow to beloved Bapu on #GandhiJayanti. His noble ideals motivate millions across the world.’

‘My respects to Shastri Ji, who inspired farmers, jawans & gave nation able leadership. Remembering #LalBahadurShastri ji on his Jayanti,’ he said in another tweet.