Rahul gandhi pays tribute to former PM Rajiv Gandhi...

congress leader rahul gandhi paid tribute to his father, former prime minister Rajiv gandhi, on his 33rd death anniversary on Tuesday. Taking to the social media platform X, rahul gandhi shared an old picture of himself with his father. “Father, Your dreams, my dreams, Your aspirations, my responsibilities. Your memories, today and always, always in my heart,” wrote rahul gandhi on X alongside the picture.

Earlier in the day, rahul gandhi, along with congress national chief mallikarjun Kharge and congress parliamentary party chairperson sonia gandhi, paid homage to Rajiv gandhi at Veer Bhumi in Delhi. Other congress leaders such as P chidambaram and sachin pilot also paid their respects to the former prime minister in the national capital. prime minister Narendra Modi also paid tribute to Rajiv gandhi on his 33rd death anniversary. The prime minister posted on X, “On his death anniversary, my tributes to our former PM Shri Rajiv gandhi Ji.”

Former PM Rajiv Gandhi

Rajiv gandhi assumed leadership of the congress party in 1984 after his mother, prime minister Indira gandhi, was assassinated. He became India's youngest prime minister at 40 in october 1984 and served until december 2, 1989. Born on august 20, 1944, Rajiv gandhi was assassinated by a suicide bomber from the Liberation Tigers of tamil Eelam (LTTE) during an election rally in tamil Nadu's Sriperumbudur, on May 21, 1991.

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