As the nation celebrates the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended their greetings while highlighting the teachings of ‘Bapu’. Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869 in Gujarat’s Porbandar.

President Ram Nath Kovind, in his message on the occasion, said Mahatma Gandhi ‘remains a source of inspiration for all the humanity’.

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“On this auspicious occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, let us resolve to rededicate ourselves to the welfare and progress of the nation, to follow the mantra of truth and non-violence, and to build a clean, capable, strong and prosperous India, and to make Gandhiji’s dreams come true,” President Kovind tweeted.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visited Raj Ghat in Delhi to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, shared a video clip on Twitter showcasing Mahatma Gandhi’s life and teachings.

“We bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. There is much to learn from his life and noble thoughts. May Bapu’s ideals keep guiding us in creating a prosperous and compassionate India,” PM Modi said in his tweet.