New poster of 'Hey Ram' unveiled on Mahatma's death anniversary

President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, his wife Gursharan Kaur, Union ministers Harsh Vardhan and Mahesh Sharma, and Gopalkrishna Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and former West Bengal governor, were also present at the prayer meet at the Gandhi Smriti here.

India Tuesday paid homage to pre-independence icon Mahatma Gandhi on his 70th death anniversary.

'We bow before all martyrs who sacrificed themselves at the service of our nation.

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Territorial assembly Speaker V Vaithilingam, Ministers, MLAs, freedom fighters and government officials were among those who paid tributes at the statue of Mahatma Gandhi here.

Chennai: Over a decade after he shocked the country by claiming Mahatma Gandhi did not utter the words "Hey Ram" when he was assassinated, his nonagenarian personal attendant said on Gandhi's 70th death anniversary that he had been misquoted.

Earlier in the day, the President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi also paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. The day is marked as Martyr's Day. "We will always remember their courage as well as dedication towards the nation", Prime Minister Modi posted.

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