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Martyrs’ Day of India 2014

Nation pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on 66th martyrs' day

Martyrs' Day of India 2014

Father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, was assassinated a little before the sunset on January 30, 1948, by Nathuram Godse, a Hindu nationalist who felt Gandhi was sympathetic to the Muslims. Martyrs’ Day in India is observed on January 30 to pay homage Mahatma Gandhi and other freedom fighters who gave up their lives in the service of the Nation.