Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind and other political leaders on Friday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries. Modi offered floral tribute to Bapu at Raj Ghat on his 151st birth anniversary. “We bow to beloved Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. There is much to learn from his life and noble thoughts. May Bapu’s ideals keep guiding us in creating a prosperous and compassionate India,” the prime minister wrote in a tweet.