Asked about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks about nepotism and dynasty in his Independence Day speech, Gandhi said he would not comment on these things. He wished everyone on the 76th Independence Day of India.
Congress leaders took out a march from the party headquarters to Gandhi Smriti on Tees January Road as part of the Azadi Gaurav Yatra. Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Ambika Soni, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Anand Sharma and KC Venugopal among others joined the march.
Later, in a Facebook post in Hindi, Gandhi said that the Congress took out ‘Azadi Gaurav March’ on the auspicious occasion of Independence Day.
“75 years ago our country showed the whole world the strength to walk on the path of truth and non-violence. Today we are remembering the sacrifice of all freedom fighters by taking out ‘Azadi Gaurav March’ with our Congress family.” They said.
Gandhi also paid tribute Mahatma Gandhi On Tees January Road at the place where he was murdered.
Earlier, in a tweet, Gandhi shared a quote from the country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s ‘Tryst with Destiny’ speech on Twitter and posted a montage of photographs highlighting India’s rich cultural tradition.
“‘To India, our very dear motherland, ancient, eternal and ever-new, we pay our reverent tributes and we arm ourselves anew to serve her.’ Happy Independence Day! Jai Hind,” Gandhi tweeted.