PM Narendra Modi pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi, Shastri
New Delhi, October 2
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 150th birth anniversary.
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi also paid floral tributes to the Father of the Nation.
Both the BJP and Congress have planned several events to mark the event.
The Prime Minister also recalled the grit and determination of Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 115th birth anniversary.
“Tributes to former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri who gave the call of ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’,” Modi tweeted.
He also posted a short video on the leader in which he referred to Shastri’s grit and determination and his love for khadi.
Shastri was born in 1904 in Uttar Pradesh’s Mughalsarai.