New Delhi: On the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, India observes Martyrs’ Day every year to pay homage to the contribution of Gandhiji towards the building of the nation. On January 30, 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated at Gandhi Smriti in the Birla House during the evening prayers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted and remembered Gandhi’s ideals of New India.

 

 

This is not the only Martyrs’ Day that India observes. March 23 is also marked as Martyrs’ Day, the day on which Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar were hanged.