Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Dr Manmohan Singh and Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi paid their tributes to Rajiv Gandhi at Vir Bhumi in New Delhi today.
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi also paid tributes to former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi, on his death anniversary.
“Paying tributes to former Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary”, the Prime Minister said.
A modern-minded, decisive but undemonstrative man, 7th PM of India Rajiv Gandhi once summed up his vision of India in these words: “Development is about people. The goal is material, cultural and spiritual fulfillment for the people. The Human Factor is of supreme value in development.” He has been the guiding light, not just for the Congress party, but for millions of Indians & admirers across the world.
Rajiv Ratna Gandhi was assassinated in an suicide bombing in Sriperumbudur near Chennai on 21 May 1991.