Gandhi Jayanti

India celebrates Martyrs’ Day or Shaheed Diwas every year on January 30. On January 30, 1948, during his evening prayers in the Birla House, Mahatma Gandhi, was shot dead by Nathuram Godse.

Gandhi Jayanti: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary at Raj Ghat, in New Delhi on Friday. Congress senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad also seen

Today when we are observing the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri, farmers are protesting against three "anti-farmer" laws, said Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Friday.

' Happy Gandhi Jayanti," Rahul Gandhi tweeted on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind and other political leaders on Friday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries.

Gujarat: A 10-year-old boy from Rajkot dressed up as Mahatma Gandhi and went for his #COVID19 test. He said, "My swab samples have been taken for coronavirus test. People should not be apprehensive about the test. Our country will be healthy only if we cooperate."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met Bollywood actors and filmmakers, including Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan, to discuss initiatives to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and said plans are afoot to host an international entertainment summit in India.

To mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this year various programmes are being orgnised in every nook and corner of the country.

Shastri was born on October 2, 1904 in Mughalsarai district of Uttar Pradesh. He shares his birthday with Mahatma Gandhi, whose 150th birth anniversary is being celebrated today.

Modi was received by BJP working President JP Nadda, Union Minister for Commerce Piyush Goyal and Minister of State (MoS) independent charge, Hardeep Singh Puri at Raj Ghat.