On the 154th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his respects to him. In a tweet, the Prime Minister expressed his admiration for Gandhi’s teachings, which continue to guide and inspire people. Mahatma Gandhi, also known as Bapu or the father of the nation, is highly regarded by Indians and people around the world.
PM Modi’s tweet showed his deep respect for Mahatma Gandhi on the special occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. He acknowledged Gandhi’s timeless teachings and their impact on humanity. He encouraged everyone to work towards fulfilling Gandhi’s dreams and to be agents of change, promoting unity and harmony.
On Gandhi Jayanti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Rajghat at 7.30 am to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi, a tradition observed on this significant day.
Other prominent leaders, such as Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena, and Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, also paid their respects to Mahatma Gandhi by offering floral tributes at Rajghat on his birth anniversary.
The day before, a nationwide cleanliness drive took place in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal. In one of his recent episodes of ‘Mann Ki Baat,’ Modi called for “one hour of shramdaan (voluntary labor) for swachhata (cleanliness)” on October 1, urging all citizens to participate. This initiative aimed to honor Gandhi’s commitment to cleanliness and his vision for a clean and hygienic India.