The nation remembered former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary . Rich tributes were paid to him at his Samadhi Vir Bhoomi.
Among those first to pay tributes were interim Congress president and Chair person of the UPA Sonia Gandhi, former president Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Robert Vadra . Fromer Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Bhupinder Hooda . Former President Pranab Mukherjee to paid his tributes.
Rahul Gandhi tweeted his tribute to his father
Today we celebrate the 75th birth anniversary of Rajiv Gandhi ji, a patriot & a visionary, whose far sighted policies helped build India.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 20, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi too tweeted his tributes
Tributes to our former PM Shri Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 20, 2019
Rajiv Gandhi was Prime Minister from 1984 – 1989 . He was assassinated by a LTTE suicide bomber during the 1991 General Election while campaigning in Tamil Nadu at Sriperumbudur on May 21, 1991.