India salutes Mahatma Gandhi on 148th birth anniversary. Politicians and prominent personalities paid tributes to the Father of Nation at Raj Ghat. It also marks third year of the Swachh Bharat mission.
On the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation said that a positive spirit of competition has been created due to Swacch Bharat Mission. He noted that India has accepted the Abhiyaan and which will be realised by 125crore Indians. Prime Minister said, “Swacch Bharat Mission is about both ‘Vyavastha’ (systems) and ‘Vichar’ (thought process and mindset)”.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu paid tributes to Mahatma and Lal Bahadur Shastri along with his grandson Devansh at Vijayawada. He urged people to participate in Swachha Andhra Pradesh movement
AP and Telangana Governor along with Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao paid floral tributes at Bapu Ghat in Hyderabad.