New Delhi, January 30: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and other freedom fighters on the occasion of Martyrs' Day''. "On Martyrs' Day, we gratefully remember Mahatma Gandhi and the countless freedom fighters who sacrificed their all for our Independence," tweeted President Kovind.

The Prime Minister also took to his twitter handle and said, "We bow to all those martyrs who have sacrificed themselves in service of our nation. We will always remember their courage as well as dedication towards the nation."

January 30 marks the assassination of Bapu Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in 1948 by Nathuram Godse. This day is observed as Martyrs' Day to pay homage to the people who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of the country.