Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among political leaders who paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi in the Central Hall of Parliament on October 2, 2019 on his 150th birth anniversary
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, BJP veteran L K Advani, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh were among others who were present at Central Hall
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad were among others who offered rose petals at the portrait of Gandhi in the historic Central Hall.
Sonia Gandhi was greeted by PM Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. However, there was no exchange of greetings between PM Modi and Rahul Gandhi
Earlier, in a short video on Gandhi, Narendra Modi said his message of peace is still relevant to the world community
The prime minister also referred to the seven perversions Gandhi had cautioned people about. These are wealth without work, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, visit without ethics, science without humanity, religion without sacrifice and politics without principles
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi and other leaders paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary at Parliament House, in New Delhi on October 2, 2019. All pictures/Pallav Paliwal
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