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Build an India of Gandhi's Dreams: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday visited Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, and asked Indians to help build a nation that fulfils the dream of the father of the nation.

Published: 02nd October 2014 08:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd October 2014 09:00 AM   |  A+A-

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Prime Minister wields the broom as he launches the Swachh Bharat Mission at New Delhi | Image Courtesy: DD National

By IANS

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday visited Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, and asked Indians to help build a nation that fulfils the dream of the father of the nation.

"I bow to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary," Modi tweeted.

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"Gandhiji's thoughts and beliefs remain a great inspiration for us. Let us dedicate ourselves to building the India of Gandhiji's dreams," he said.

Modi visited Rajghat shortly before launching his Swachh Bharat Abhiyan that aims to clean up India in five years.

Modi had said that a clean India would be the best tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birth anniversary in 2019. Oct 2 is Gandhi's birth anniversary.

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