30th January, 2017 marks the 69th death anniversary of the death of Mahatama Gandhi.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday paid tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 69th demise commemoration and promised to battle against the individuals who try to “pulverize”.

On Bapu’s affliction day my promise to battle dependably against the individuals who try to obliterate what he so painstakingly tried to assemble and secure an India of adoration, empathy and congruity,” Rahul Gandhi said in his tweet.

On this day in 1948, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was killed by Nathuram Godse, a Hindu patriot, who shot three projectiles into his trunk at a petition meeting.

Gandhi was conceived on October 2, 1869 in Gujarat’s Porbandar area. Gandhi is respected broadly for his peaceful theory and aloof resistance.

He was referred to his numerous devotees as ‘Mahatma’.