Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik among others paid tributes to Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, on his 73rd death anniversary on Saturday.
Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister said, “Tributes to the great Bapu on his Punya Tithi. His ideals continue to motivate millions. On Martyrs’ Day we recall the heroic sacrifices of all those great women and men who devoted themselves towards India’s freedom and the well-being of every Indian.”
CM Naveen tweeted, “Humble tributes to #MahatmaGandhi, the greatest crusader of peace and non-violence on #MartyrsDay. The ideals he practiced & preached throughout his life transcend the bounds of race, religion and country.”