President, Vice President & PM Modi pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on 72nd death anniversary

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New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary, also observed as Martyrs' Day, at Rajghat in New Delhi, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary, also observed as Martyrs’ Day, at Rajghat in New Delhi, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. (PTI Photo)

The nation on Thursday remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary with President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu & Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the country in paying homage to the Father of Nation.

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, PM Modi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh offered floral tributes at Gandhi’s memorial in Rajghat where an interfaith prayer was held.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal were among those who paid homage to the Mahatma at Rajghat.

Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat and the three service chiefs – Admiral Sunil Lanba, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria and General Manoj Mukund Naravane were also present.

(PTI)