Mahatma Gandhi Martyrdom Day: Nation Pays Tribute


New Delhi: The country pays homage to the father of the nation- Mahatma Gandhi on his martyrdom day today as he was assassinated on this day in 1948.

Many programmes will be organised today to mark the occasion. All-religion prayers will be held in Rajghat at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial.

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Mohd Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, and the three service Chiefs will lay wreaths at the memorial.