Gandhi Jayanti: PM Modi pays floral tribute to 'Father of Nation'

DN Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tribute to 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary at Rajghat.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays floral tribute to 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays floral tribute to 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid floral tribute to 'Father of the Nation' Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary at Rajghat.

The Prime Minister also took to Twitter and said, " गांधी जयंती पर बापू को शत्-शत् नमन!  (I pay tribute to Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti) I bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. His noble ideals motivate millions across the world."

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani also paid their homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat.

On a related note, 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' was launched on this day in 2014 by the NDA government to make people aware about the advantages of cleanliness.

The drive completes its three years today.

The school students nationwide will also participate in the cleanliness drives to pay homage to the Father of the Nation. (ANI)

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