President Ram Nath Kovind led the country in paying tribute to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 148th birth anniversary and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 114th birth anniversary at Vijay Ghat on Monday morning.
Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid floral tribute to Mahatama Gandhi and Shastri Ji.
PM Modi also tweeted along with the video message "I bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. His noble ideals motivate millions across the world".
गांधी जयंती पर बापू को शत्-शत् नमन! I bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. His noble ideals motivate millions across the world. pic.twitter.com/NFUHMLVCxo— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 2, 2017
Apart from PM Modi, the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh also paid tribute to Gandhi ji and Shastri ji on Monday morning.