Wednesday, 02 October 2019 19:28

 

Prime Minister pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat on October 2, 2019. Twitter/@narendramodi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.

Modi paid floral tributes, visited the museum there, interacted with students and also went to Gandhi's house called Hriday Kunj inside the Ashram.

 

 

He spent around 20 minutes at the Ashram. He was accompanied by Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.

Gandhi established the Ashram in 1917 after his return from South Africa and stayed there till 1930. He also embarked on the ‘Dandi yatra’ from the venue in 1930 saying that he will return to the Ashram only after India gains independence.