Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed deep disappointment over the increasing incidents of violence in the country and said non violence is a basic life style of India. He was speaking at the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Shrimad Rajchandraji, a Guru to Mahatma Gandhi, organised at Abhay Ghat near Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad today.
He said killing people in the name of cow protection is not acceptable and Mahatma Gandhi would have never approved this.
Prime Minister called upon the people to work together to create India of Mahatma Gandhi’s dreams on which the freedom fighters would feel proud. Mr Modi said, thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi have power to mitigate challenges, the world is facing today.
Prime Minister also released two commemorative coins and a postal stamp in the honour of Shrimad Rajchandraji.
Earlier today, Mr Modi attended the centenary celebration of Sabarmati Ashram and paid tribute to Mahatma’s statue. Prime Minister also inaugurated a special exhibition organised by National Archives as part of the centenary celebrations of the Ashram.
PM will leave will take part in the Samajik Adhikarita Camp in Rajkot. More than 18 thousand specially-abled-Divyangs would be given aids and devices in the presence of PM during the Programme.
This will be country’s biggest ever camp in terms of number of beneficiaries. PM will also dedicate some water and irrigation initiatives to the nation in a function to be organised at Aaji Dam. This dam will be filled with the Narmada water under the Sauni project. Later, PM would lead a roadshow from Aaji dam up to the Rajkot city airport late in the evening.