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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paying homage at the Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of Martyr’s Day, at Rajghat, in Delhi on January 30, 2016.

New Delhi: Today marks the day when Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, died. The day saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying tribute to the preeminent leader in the form of multiple tweets.

“Salutations to beloved Bapu on his Punya Tithi,” he said in a tweet.


The prime minister also remembered the martyrs who laid down their lives for the nation and urged people to pay respect to them.

(IANS) (picture courtesy: pib.nic.in)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Form Committee on ‘One Nation, One Election’

He said that members of all the opposition parties present at the meeting supported the idea barring the CPI and CPI-M

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an all-party meeting on Wednesday said that a committee will be formed to look into the various issues regarding the “one nation, one election” plan.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh told this to the media after the conclusion of the meeting which lasted for over three-and-a-half hours.

Singh said that five major agendas were discussed in the meeting, including the “one nation, one election” agenda.

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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves toward his supporters during an election campaign rally in New Delhi, May 8, 2019. VOA

He said that members of all the opposition parties present at the meeting supported the idea barring the CPI and CPI-M.

“Only CPI and CPI-M expressed difference of opinion, saying how it could be implemented,” the Defence Minister said.

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Over 40 parties were invited for the meeting in which 21 party chiefs participated while three expressed their inability to join the meeting citing some reasons, Singh added. (IANS)