New Delhi, January 30: With the whole nation commemorating the 71st death anniversary of ‘Father of the Nation’ – Mahatma Gandhi, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Modi on Wednesday paid their tribute. Along with them, Congress president Rahul Gandhi too expressed his tribute on Martyr Day.
Expressing his tribute on the Martyr’s Day, President Ram Nath Kovind said, through his official tweet handle, “On Martyrs’ Day, we gratefully remember Mahatma Gandhi and the countless freedom fighters who sacrificed their all for our Independence #PresidentKovind.” Mahatma Gandhi Quotes on Martyrs' Day 2019: Remember The Father of The Nation With These Inspirational Sayings on His 71st Death Anniversary.
On Martyrs’ Day, we gratefully remember Mahatma Gandhi and the countless freedom fighters who sacrificed their all for our Independence #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) January 30, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi too took to Twitter and wrote: Remembering Bapu on his Punya Tithi. We reiterate our commitment to follow the path shown by him and abide by the values he stood for.”
पूज्य बापू को उनकी पुण्यतिथि पर शत् शत् नमन।
Remembering Bapu on his Punya Tithi. We reiterate our commitment to follow the path shown by him and abide by the values he stood for.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 30, 2019
Also, he informed that he would dedicate the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial in Dandi in remembrance of Mahatma Gandhi’s historic Salt March from Sabarmati Ashram to the village of Dandi. The PM in his Surat visit will attend the New India Youth Enclave and lay the foundation stone of extension of the terminal building at Surat airport.
Informing about the details he wrote, “Tomorrow, on Bapu’s Punya Tithi, I will be in Dandi, the place from where Bapu challenged the might of colonialism. In Dandi, the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial will be dedicated to the nation. This is a tribute to Satyagrahis led by Gandhi Ji, who worked for India’s freedom.”
Mentioning a quote of Mahatma Gandhi, Congress president Rahul took to Twitter and wrote, “The greatness and progress of a society can be made from the fact that how weak and unsafe members are treated.”
"एक समाज की महानता और प्रगति इस बात से लगायी जा सकती है कि वहां कमजोर और असुरक्षित सदस्यों के साथ कैसा व्यवहार किया जाता है।”
- महात्मा गांधी
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) January 30, 2019
Along with these leaders, there were other leaders who paid their tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.