Nation remembers Mahatma on his 71st death anniversary

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 31 Jan 2019 09:00:13



THE nation remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 71st death anniversary on Wednesday with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the country in  paying homage to the Father of the Nation. Kovind, Modi and Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu paid floral tributes at Gandhi’s memorial at Rajghat here.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri were among others who paid homage to the Father of the Nation at Rajghat, where an inter-religion prayer was held. Mahatma Gandhi’s favorite bhajan “Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram” was also played at Rajghat. Congress President Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh also paid tributes to the Mahatma at his memorial.