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Sonia, Rahul say museum at Sabarmati Ashram "very inspiring"

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and on Tuesday visited the museum at the here and termed the place as "very inspiring".

After attending a prayer meet at the ashram to pay their respects to Mahatma Gandhi, both the leaders visited the museum in the premises and wrote their remarks in the visitors' book.

"It is most inspiring for me to visit this museum... We are inspired by him (Mahatma Gandhi), his life, his sacrifice," wrote in the book.

lauded the museum authorities for keeping the essence of the Father of the Nation alive at the place.

"A very inspiring place. Thank you for keeping the flame of our leader alive," he wrote in the visitors' book.

Senior leaders were at the ashram to attend an all-religion prayer meet ahead of the party's working committee meet and a public rally.

The party leaders sought to give a symbolic message to the people of the country by remembering Mahatma and his ideals of non-violence and tolerance.

Tuesday also marks 'Dandi March' started by from on March 12, 1930 with a group of Satyagrahis.

Later, former and other party leaders paid tributes to martyrs at the Shaheed Smarak before proceeding for the Working Committee (CWC) meet.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 15:10 IST