Mahatma Gandhi remembered on birth anniversary
Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was today fondly remembered on his 141st birth anniversary with leaders cutting across political lines paying homage to him. See cartoondelhi Updated: Oct 02, 2010 15:57 IST
Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was on Saturday fondly remembered on his 141st birth anniversary with leaders cutting across political lines paying homage to him.
President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, senior BJP leader L K Advani and Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj were among the prominent persons who offered floral tributes at Rajghat, the memorial of the Mahatma, in New Delhi.
Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and other union ministers also visited the memorial to offer their respects.
Leaders of various religions also offered prayers at the samadhi.
First Published: Oct 02, 2010 11:53 IST