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Rajiv Gandhi death anniversary: PM Modi pays tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 33rd death anniversary.

Written by  Shgun S -- May 21st 2024 10:17 AM
Rajiv Gandhi death anniversary: PM Modi pays tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi death anniversary: PM Modi pays tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv Gandhi death anniversary: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 33rd death anniversary. Taking to X, the Prime Minister wrote, "On his death anniversary, my tributes to our former PM Shri Rajiv Gandhi Ji."

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress Parliamentary Party Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, and party MP Rahul Gandhi all paid tribute to Rajiv Gandhi at Veer Bhumi in Delhi on Tuesday morning.


Other Congress heavyweights, including P Chidambaram and Sachin Pilot, paid their respects to the former Prime Minister in the national capital.

Following the assassination of his mother, then-Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi assumed leadership of the Congress in 1984. He became India's youngest Prime Minister at the age of 40 when he took office in October 1984.

He served as India's Prime Minister till December 2, 1989. Rajiv Gandhi, born on August 20, 1944, was killed on May 21, 1991, by a Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide bomber during an electoral rally in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu.

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