Gandhi Jayanti 2019 Live Blog: Nation pours tribute to Father of the Nation

Gandhi Jayanti 2019 Live Blog Nation pours tribute to Father of the Nation

6:21 PM IST

PM Modi speech in Ahmedabad

PM Modi in Ahmedabad: Coming back to Gujarat is a huge honour for me because I can meet everyone together. India’s stature is rising at world stage. Respect for India is increasing all over. One can experience the change. The world can see that India is at the forefront of several positive changes taking place at the world stage.

12:53 PM IST

PM Modi's programme for the day

PM Modi will attend a special Swachh Bharat Diwas Programme in Ahmedabad, Gujarat today. 

11:47 AM IST

Amul Butter pays tribute to Bapu

Amul Butter once again finds a quirky way to pay trbutes to the Father of the Nation 

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11:43 AM IST

Floral tributes for Bapu at Parliament

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and other dignitaries paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at the Parliament in New Delhi on Wednesday. 

11:10 AM IST

Amit Shah participates in Sankalp Yatra

Home Minister Amit Shah takes part in 'Gandhi Sankalp Yatra,' in New Delhi's Shalimar Bagh.

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10:56 AM IST

Maha CM participates in cleanliness drive

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis takes part in 'Swacchhta Abhiyaan (cleanliness drive),' at Sion-Koliwada in Mumbai.

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10:31 AM IST

Amit Shah during 'Gandhi Sankalp Yatra' in Delhi

Union home minister and BJP President Amit Shah said, "Gandhiji's satyagraha movement brought the British to their knees. He showed the path of truth and non violence to the world."

10:22 AM IST

Home minister Amit Shah on Gandhi's ideology

Home minister Amit Shah said that the party will conduct padayatras to propagate Gandhi's ideology 

10:21 AM IST

Home minister Amit Shah on plastic -free India

Union home minister Amit Shah says that PM Modi will ensure that single use plastic is banned 

10:08 AM IST

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres pays tribute

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi who is followed by people across the world for propagating the message of non-violence and peace.

10:07 AM IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanath pays tributes in a Twitter post

Uttar Pradesh chief minister paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi in a Twitter post. In Uttar Pradesh, the legislature will mark Gandhi Jayanti with non-stop 36-hour sittings by both Houses. 

10:05 AM IST

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis remembers Gandhiji

Maharashtra CM remembers Father of the Nation, pays tribute on Twitter. In his tweet,he said,

"Our Salutations to Mahatma Gandhi ji on #GandhiJayanti !
It is very special that we are celebrating his 150th birth anniversary. India is marching forward with a great speed towards fulfilling Bapu's dreams of rural development, Make In India and #CleanIndia ! #GandhiAt150"

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9:59 AM IST

Defence minister Rajnath Singh administers cleanliness oath

Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh administered a cleanliness oath to people at an event organised in Delhi Cantonment on #GandhiJayanti 

9:40 AM IST

Gandhi Sankalp Yatra to be flagged off

BJP president Amit Shah will flag off the party's nationwide "Gandhi Sankalp Yatra" on Wednesday.

9:35 AM IST

International Day of Non-violence

The world community celebrates the 'International Day of Non-violence' on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

8:15 AM IST

PM Modi to address nation

PM Modi paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi in Rajghat. He is expected to address the nation at 10 am. 

8:06 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind pays tributes

President Ram Nath Kovind took to Twitter to pay tributes to Bapu. His tweet read: 

Homage to Bapu on #GandhiJayanti. The 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is an occasion for all of us to rededicate ourselves to the values of truth, non-violence, harmony, morality and simplicity. His message remains relevant for all & he continues to be our guiding light

7:56 AM IST

PM Modi pays tribue to Lal Bahadur Shastri

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri at Vijay Ghat.

7:54 AM IST

Who influenced the Mahatma?

 

Here's who influenced Mahatma Gandhi to belive in Truth, ahimsa and love. Click to find out 

 

7:40 AM IST

PM Modi tweets on Gandhi Jayanti

PM Modi to pay tributes to the Father of the Nation. His tweet read:

Tributes to beloved Bapu! On #Gandhi150, we express gratitude to Mahatma Gandhi for his everlasting contribution to humanity. We pledge to continue working hard to realise his dreams and create a better planet.

7:35 AM IST

PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat 

7:31 AM IST

Leaders pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and BJP Working President JP Nadda pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat 

6:21 AM IST

India’s stature is rising at world stage: PM Modi in Ahmedabad

India’s stature is rising at world stage. Respect for India is increasing all over. One can experience the change. The world can see that India is at the forefront of several positive changes taking place at the world stage: PM Modi

October 2, 2019 marks Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary and the nation has woken up to pay tributes to the Father of the Nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the nation and declare the country open defecation free.