New Delhi: On the 30th of January President Draupadi Murmu pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on Martyr’s Day and participated in Sarva Dharma prayer at Rajghat, New Delhi.
Today, President Droupadi Murmu pays homage to the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, on Martyr’s Day. The President visited Gandhi’s memorial, Raj Ghat, in New Delhi to lay a wreath and pay her respects to the legendary leader.
Mahatma Gandhi, also known as the “Bapu,” was a prominent figure in India’s freedom struggle against British rule. He was assassinated on January 30th, 1948, by a nationalist fanatic. The day is observed as Martyr’s Day every year to pay tribute to Gandhi’s selfless sacrifice and his contribution to the independence of India.
President Droupadi Murmu acknowledged Gandhi’s role in leading India’s freedom movement and his philosophy of non-violence. She also emphasized Gandhi’s teachings, which continue to inspire people across the world, and the importance of following his principles in the modern world.
The President’s visit to Raj Ghat was followed by a prayer meeting organized in Gandhi’s memory, attended by government officials, members of the civil society, and representatives of various organizations.
The prayer meeting was an opportunity to reflect on Gandhi’s life, his philosophy, and his legacy, and to reaffirm the nation’s commitment to preserving his legacy.
Martyr’s Day is a day of national significance, and it serves as a reminder of Gandhi’s sacrifice and the values he stood for. The President’s visit to Raj Ghat and her tribute to Gandhi is a testament to the nation’s reverence for the legendary leader and its commitment to preserving his legacy for future generations.