Birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri : 2 October

The nation is commemorating the 154th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. Various events and functions are being organized both in India and by Indian Missions abroad to honor Mahatma Gandhi.

A Sarva Dharma Prarthana Sabha took place at Bapu’s Samadhi at Rajghat in the national capital. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other prominent leaders paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. Mahatma Gandhi’s principles of truth and non-violence were emphasized as guiding lights in India’s struggle for independence.

The nation is also remembering former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his birth anniversary. Lal Bahadur Shastri’s courage, service, and simplicity were acknowledged by External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar in a social media post.

Q.: What iconic slogan is associated with Lal Bahadur Shastri?

a) Jai Hind
b) Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan
c) Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
d) Make in India

Ans : b) Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan

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