India observes 30th January every year as Martyr's Day, to honour all those who gave up their lives in service of the Nation. The date was chosen as it marks the 1948 martyrdom of The Father of the Indian Nation, Mahatma Gandhi.
jan 30, martyr s day, gandhiji, mahatama gandhi, message of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, marked his 61st death anniversary in the capital on Friday.
At the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), an NGO organised a special campaign "Let Gandhi talk" to spread his message on Martyrs' day.
Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on January 30, 1948, shot at point-blank range by Nathuram Godse, an activist of the Hindu Mahasabha.
Rahul Gandhi to address youth on Martyrs Day
All India Congress Committee general secretary Rahul Gandhi will address youth Congress workers at a meeting on Gujarat
College grounds on Friday.