Nation Observes Martyrs Day


New Delhi: Nation observes the death anniversary of the ‘Father of Nation’, Mahatma Gandhi ,the country on Friday observes Martyrs’ day to honour all those who gave their life for the country.

Silence observed and work and movement stopped for two minutes throughout the country at 11 am on Friday.

The day marks the 67th death anniversary of the Father of the nation.

Mahatma Gandhi, considered as the pillar of India’s freedom struggle movement, was assassinated on the 30 of January 1948.

President Pranab Mukherjee pays homage to the Father of the nation at Rajghat on Friday morning.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari pay tribute to the Mahatma on his death anniversary.