On Gandhi Jayanti, Kejriwal wants an end to divisive politics


On Mahatma Gandhi’s 146th birth anniversary on Friday Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said to put an end to divisive politics.

He tweeted, “Gandhi’s birthday 2day. Lets pledge 2 put an end 2 divisive politics. Beefban murder outcome of divisive politics. Plzzz. Let’s stop this.”

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said he hoped Mahatma Gandhi’s message of compassion, tolerance and harmony guides the nation.

Rahul tweeted, “Remembering Bapu on #GandhiJayanti. May his message of compassion, tolerance and harmony guides us as a people and a nation.”

Father of the Nation Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on 2 October 1869, to Karamchand Gandhi and Putlibai in Gujarat.

Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday is also observed as the International Day of Non-Violence all over the world.

Rahul Gandhi also paid tributes to former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his birth anniversary.