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News Highlights : PM Modi Pays Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri On Their Birth Anniversaries

News Highlights October 2:Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi and the second prime minister of the country, Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries. He visited Raj Ghat and Vijay Ghat, memorials to Gandhi and Shastri, respectively, to pay tributes to them. Prime Minister Modi urged everyone to purchase khadi and handicraft products as a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi. He attended a programme in the afternoon at Gandhi Smriti along with Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar. In tributes to Gandhi, PM Modi tweeted, “Paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi on Gandhi Jayanti. This Gandhi Jayanti is even more special because India is marking Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. May we always live up to Bapu’s ideals. I also urge you all to purchase Khadi and handicrafts products as a tribute to Gandhi Ji.” In homage to Shastri, he said, “Lal Bahadur Shastri Ji is admired all across India for his simplicity and decisiveness. His tough leadership at a very crucial time of our history will always be remembered. Tributes to him on his Jayanti.” 
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