New Delhi, October 2: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri at Rajghat and Vijay Ghat respectively on their birth anniversaries. The Prime Minister remembered the two leaders for the values they championed. Also Read - World Elephant Day 2020: Over 200 Elephants in India Kept in Severely Inadequate Conditions, Says World Animal Protection

“Gandhiji made this world a better place. His ideals, dedication to the poor and struggle against injustice inspire,” Modi said in a tweet. October 2 is the birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi who is also known as the “Father of the Nation” and Lal Bahadur Shastri, the second Prime Minister of the country. Also Read – Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti: Follow the Gandhian path to overcome intolerance Also Read - 'Can Beat Coronavirus if...': PM Modi in Interaction With Chief Ministers of 10 States

Modi also shared a video on the microblogging site, showing people engaged in various sanitation activities and taking pledge of giving “shramdaan” (Gift of Labour) on the 147th birth anniversary of Gandhi. Also Read - UGC Final Year Exams: 'Reconsider September Decision', Punjab CM Urges PM Modi During COVID-19 Meet