PM Modi took to social networking site Twitter and shared,"My tributes to Pujya (respected) Bapu," he tweeted.

The Father of the Nation was assassinated on this day in 1948. The building, located in the heart of Delhi, has been converted into a museum, and is known as Gandhi Smriti.

PM Modi also paid tribute to those who laid down their lives for the country.


"On Martyrs' Day, I pay homage to each & every martyr who laid his or her life for our nation. Their bravery & courage will always inspire," Modi said in another tweet.


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