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PM Modi Pays Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his Death Anniversary

Gandhi is admired across the world for his nonviolent philosophy of passive resistance. He was known to his many followers as the Mahatma.

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Updated:January 30, 2017, 10:39 AM IST
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PM Modi Pays Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his Death Anniversary
File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a train from Pentrich Railway Station to Pietermaritzburg in South Africa in July 2016 to trace the legacy of the Mahatma. (Picture courtesy: PMO India)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, on his 69th death anniversary.

"Tributes to beloved Bapu on his 'Punya Tithi'(death anniversary)," Modi tweeted.

On this day in 1948, Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse, a Hindu nationalist, who fired three bullets into his chest during a prayer meeting at the Birla House here.

Gandhi is admired across the world for his nonviolent philosophy of passive resistance. He was known to his many followers as the Mahatma.

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