India is observing the 74th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, who was assassinated by Nathuram Godse on January 30, 1948, at Birla House in New Delhi. 

Each year on January 30, the President, Vice President, Prime Minister, Defense Minister, and all the three Chiefs of armed forces (Army, Air Force, and Navy) pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat in Delhi.

Top political leaders in the country, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind and others paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat in New Delhi. 

Amit Shah unveiled grand wall mural of Mahatma Gandhi made from 2,975 kulhad cups at Sabarmati Riverfront. The mural is 12.2 meters high and 8.19 meters wide. A total of 2,975 axes were used to make this mural of Mahatma Gandhi. The total weight of the mural is about 3200 kg. The Khadi and Village Industries Commission, has used new technologies in the ceramic industries in India to give shape to this mural.

Today in India, all the educational institutes, work places, offices in all the states and UTs across the country observe 2 minutes of silence in the memory of martyred freedom fighters. However, the country observes Martyrs’ Day on March 23 of each year as well to pay tribute to the freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru, and Sukhdev Thapar, who were hanged to death by the British on the very day in 1931.

In Poland, , Mrs. Nagma M. Mallick – the Ambassador of India to Poland and Lithuania, along with other embassy officials paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi under his statue at the Embassy premises in Warsaw.

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