Nation Pays Homage to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 74th Death Anniversary on 30 January 2022
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 74th death anniversary on January 30, 2022.
- The day is also celebrated as Martyrs’ Day, also known as ‘Shaheed Divas’, to mark the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
- It was on January 30, 1948 that Mahatma Gandhi, popularly known as Bapu, was assassinated by Nathuram Godse in the Birla House.
- To mark the occasion, the Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting is screening a documentary film ‘Gandhi Rediscovered’ on its Films Division website and YouTube channel, throughout the day as a part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebration by the Ministry.
Points to Remember:
- January 30 is observed as the Martyrs’ Day of which freedom fighter? Mahatma Gandhi
- 2022 marks which anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s Martyrs’ Day? 74th