Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri at Rajghat and Vijay Ghat respectively on their birth anniversaries. The Prime Minister remembered the two leaders for the values they championed.
“Gandhiji made this world a better place. His ideals, dedication to the poor and struggle against injustice inspire,” Modi said in a tweet. October 2 is the birthanniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi who is also known as the “Father of the Nation” and Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second Prime Minister of the country.
Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Anupam Kher have paid tributes to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, also known as Father of the Nation. The celebrities took to Twitter to share their views on Gandhi, whose birth anniversary on October 2 is also celebrated as the International Day of Non-Violence all over the world.
The celebrities also remembered Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second Prime Minister of India, on his 112th birth anniversary. Here is what the celebs have to say:
Namaskar. Aaj Rashtra pita Mahatma Gandhi ji ki jayanti hai. Main unki yaad ko pranam karti hun.- Lata Mangeshkar
Happy Oct 2, Gandhi Jayanti
Anupam Kher: Happy birthday to two of the tallest leaders of our country. Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri ji. You will always remain our strength.
Mahesh Bhatt: Right now, the whole world seems to be going through a dark night of the soul. But man lives in hope and dies in hope. Happy Gandhi Jayanti.
Sajid Khan: On the event of their birth anniversary, we salute the two great leaders of our nation — Mahatma Gandhi ji and Lal Bahadur Shashtriji. Jai Hind!