India Remembers Rajiv Gandhi

India Remembers Rajiv Gandhi

On his 28th death anniversary today, India is paying tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Vice President Hamid Ansari,  former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and other Congress leaders offered floral tributes to Rajiv Gandhi at his memorial Vir Bhumi in the national capital. 

Priyanka Gandhi remembering her father, taking to Twitter posted a Harivansh Rai Bachchan quote:

His son, rahul gandhi also taking to Twitter expressed his gratitude towards his father;

Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in a suicide bombing at  Sriperumbudur of Tamil Nadu on this day in 1991. 

Leaving aside all differences, Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered tribute to his predecessor on his death anniversary.

Notably, the martyrdom of Rajiv Gandhi is being observed as Anti-terrorism Day through out the country.

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