Mahatma Gandhi assassination day observed

30 Jan 2020 07:38 PM

The assassination of the Father of the Nation Mohandas Gandhi was marked all over the the state on Thursday. Rich tributes were paid to the Mahatma for his non-violent means to attain independence for the country.

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant along with Governor Satya Pal Mallik paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Azad Maidan's Martyr's memorial. School children sang songs.

Goa Police held a march while the police band played fitting tunes. In memory of the Mahatma, police gave three -gun salute.

Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on 30th January 1948 in New Delhi at Birla temple at precisely 5:17 pm. 

Congressmen too paid their tributes in Mapusa and Panaji.

GPCC President Girish Chodankar and Margao MLA Digambar Kamat lauded the contribution of Mahatma Gandhi to the nation.

Reporter: Sandeep Kamulkar | Desk: Rosario Soares | Camera: Aniket Narvekar

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