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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.

Martyrs’ Day of India

Homage to Mahatma Gandhi on 64th martyrs' day anniversary

Martyrdom of Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (often called Mahatma Gandhi) was assassinated on January 30, 1948, by Nathuram Godse, a Hindu nationalist who felt Gandhi was sympathetic to the Muslims. January 30 is observed as the Martyrs’ Day in India remembering those who laid their lives for the Nation.