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Mahatma Gandhi's message on peace and non-violence will guide everyone: Andhra Pradesh Guv

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Amaravati, Jan 30 (PTI) Andhra Pradesh Governor S Abdul Nazeer and Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his death anniversary.

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The Governor paid floral tributes to a portrait of Gandhi kept in the Raj Bhavan.

"Gandhiji followed the path of truth and non-violence and believed in world peace, and his life and message of peace and non-violence will be a guiding light for everyone," said Nazeer in a release issued by the Raj Bhavan.

Similarly, the chief minister paid floral tributes to the portrait of the father of the nation in his camp office, said an official release.

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"Mahatma Gandhi emerged as the father of the nation by employing truth and non-violence as weapons in his freedom struggle. Our government has achieved his dream of gram swaraj by deploying the village secretariat system," said Reddy in a post on 'X'.

Reddy was accompanied by Industries Minister G Amarnath, Rajya Sabha MP V Vijayasai Reddy and Y V Subba Reddy.

Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse on this day in 1948. The day is also recognised as Martyrs' Day. PTI STH KH

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