Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary updates: PM Modi releases commemorative Rs 150 coins
New Delhi, Oct 02: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 150th birth anniversary. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi also paid floral tributes to the Father of Nation. Both the BJP and Congress have planned several events to mark the event.
Modi also visited the Sabarmati Ashram on October 2, on the occasion of the Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, and later declare the country open defecation-free.
Modi also released a commemorative Rs 150 coins on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary on Wednesday. He launched the commemorative coin in Ahmedabad, Gujarat when he had reached Sabarmati Riverfront for the 'Swachh Bharat Diwas' programme in the state.
Here are the HIGHLIGHTS on Mahatma Gandhis 150th birth anniversary
Russia: A special exhibition dedicated to the friendship between Mahatma Gandhi and Leo Tolstoy was held at the Russian State Duma, in Moscow today. India's Ambassador to Russia, D Bala Venkatesh Varma was also present along with other Russian leaders. #GandhiAt150 #GandhiJayanti pic.twitter.com/GbMVS0Fj52— ANI (@ANI) October 2, 2019