Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on October 03 left for Uttar Pradesh's Hathras to meet the family of the alleged gang rape victim. The former Congress chief along with party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had earlier tried to visit the victim's village in Hathras on October 01 but was stopped by UP Police well before reaching the destination. Heavy police deployment was seen at the toll plaza on Delhi Noida Direct Flyway in view of Rahul Gandhi's visit. Barricades have also been put up the spot. Meanwhile, Congress MP Gulab Nabi Azad slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over the issue, saying cases such as Hathras have also happened before in the state since Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath government came to power in 2017. Azad asserted that this is not new but routine in UP. "Is there a system in UP? Since this govt came into power there have been many cases. Earlier, there were cases of lynching, killing of opposition leaders and filing cases against them. This is not new but routine in UP," Azad told reporters in Delhi.
President Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the top leaders to pay tribute to father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary. PM Modi was seen laying a wreath and offering prayers at the Gandhi Samadhi in Raj Ghat. He also posted a video message on social media site Twitter lauding the contributions of the father of the nation. We bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. There is much to learn from his life and noble thoughts. May Bapu’s ideals keep guiding us in creating a prosperous and compassionate India,’ PM Modi tweeted. In the video message PM Modi said that Gandhi’s ideals continue to inspire the country. President Kovind also laid wreath at the Gandhi Samadhi and paid tributes to the Mahatma. Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad had also reached Raj ghat to pay their tributes to Mahatma Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2nd 1989 in Porbandar in the present day state of Gujrat. Watch the full video for all the details.
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On the occasion of 151st anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Bapu at Raj Ghat in Delhi on October 02. Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat also paid homage to Bapu. Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad paid tribute to father of the nation. The nation is celebrating 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
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