On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with President of India Droupadi Murmu, paid respects to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat in the national capital on the occasion of the 154th Gandhi Jayanti.
In addition to the physical tribute, the Prime Minister also honored Gandhi on social media, emphasizing his global impact and how he inspires unity and compassion worldwide.
I bow to Mahatma Gandhi on the special occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. His timeless teachings continue to illuminate our path. Mahatma Gandhi's impact is global, motivating the entire humankind to further the spirit of unity and compassion. May we always work towards fulfilling his…
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 2, 2023
Vice President tribute to Mahatma Gandhi
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar and Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla also offered floral tributes at Rajghat.
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) October 2, 2023
Congress President Mallikarjun on Mahatma Gandhi
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge acknowledging Gandhi as more than just individual, described him as idea, ideology, and the moral compass of the nation. Kharge highlighted the timeless significance of Gandhi’s ideals, such as truth, non-violence, freedom, equality, and coexistence, which continue to hold immense value. He expressed deep reverence for Bapu’s principles on this special occasion.
Mahatma Gandhi ji is not just an individual, he is an idea, an ideology and the moral compass of our great nation.
His ideals of truth, non-violence, freedom, equality and coexistence have eternal value.
We bow in reverence to Bapu’s ideals on his Jayanti.
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— Mallikarjun Kharge (@kharge) October 2, 2023
This event marks a moment of unity, where leaders from various political backgrounds come together to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi, emphasizing the enduring relevance of his teachings in the modern world.