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India Fondly Remembers Youngest Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, On His 74th Birth Anniversary

Picture Courtesy : Congress@INC India , Twitter
Picture Courtesy : Congress@INC India , Twitter

India fondly remembered the youngest Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary.  His son Congress president Rahul Gandhi, , wife, former party president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi along with  daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra  and Robert Vadra paid floral tributes at Vir Bhumi.

Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Vice – President  Hamid Ansari, former prime Minister Dr Man mohan Singh also paid their rich tributes.

Rajiv Gandhi was Prime Minister of India from 1984 – 1989 . He took office  at the age 0f 40, after the 1984 assassination of his mother, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Rajiv Gandhi assassinated  on May 21 while campaigning  at a  election rally  during the 1991 General Elections, by LTTE  suicide  bomber at Sriperumbudur , then Madras.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi too in  a tweet lauded the late Prime Minister’s contribution to the nation

Congress president Rahul Gandhi in a emotional tweet paid rich tributes to his father

Congress party too in a tweet paid rich tributes. The party marks the day as Sadbhavna divas

 

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