Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka pay tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on 31st death anniversary | Latest News India

On May 21, 1991, the sixth Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi, was assassinated by a Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide bomber during an election rally in Tamil Nadu.

Written by Harshit Sabharwal | Edited by Swati BhasinNew Delhi

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her daughter and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi at his Veer Bhoomi memorial in Delhi.

The footage of Sonia and Priyanka shaking hands with Rajiv Gandhi amid tight security was shared by news agency ANI.

Congress leaders P Chidambaram and Sachin Pilot also paid tribute to the former prime minister.

Remembering his father, Rahul Gandhi shared that Twitter Post: “My father (Rajiv Gandhi) was a visionary leader whose policies helped shape modern India. He was a compassionate and kind person, and a wonderful father to me and Priyanka, who taught us the value of forgiveness and compassion. I will miss him very much and will fondly remember the time we spent together. (sic) “

On Thursday, the Indian Youth Congress or IYC announced the launch of ‘India Jodo’ campaign on Saturday as part of Rajiv Gandhi’s goodwill. “Rajiv Gandhi laid the foundations of the digital revolution we have today. Through this program, we are setting the stage for a new revolution as India connects India,” said Srinivas BV, President of IYC.

On May 21, 1991, the sixth Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi, was assassinated by a Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide bomber during an election rally in Tamil Nadu.

He assumed office in 1984 following the assassination of his mother and then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and served as Prime Minister until December 2, 1989.

A few days ago, AG Perarivalan, the convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, was released after spending 31 years in prison. The Tamil Nadu Congress In many parts of the state, there has been a silent protest against the release of Perarivalan and party activists have been seen covering their mouths with a white cloth.

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