Hyderabad, Oct 1 (UNI) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy today paid rich tributes to the Father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 138th birth anniversary tomorrow.
In a message here, Dr Reddy said, ''Gandhiji was a multifaceted genius, a beacon light of sustainable peace to the entire humanity, who became a legend in his own lifetime.'' ''Bapuji never compromised with his moral and humanitarian values and peace and non-violence in his relentless struggle for Indian Independence,'' he said, adding ''his patriotic fervour and spirit of service to the poorest of the poor and deprived classes of the society left an indelible mark in the annals of history of our country.'' The Chief Minister said, ''Gandhi's life, described as 'my experiments with truth' in his own words, was his message to the future generations.'' UNI