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Rajiv Gandhi Remembered on 25th Death Anniversary, Leaders at Veer Bhoomi pays homage

 2016-05-21 04:54:28.0

684525596-rajivgandhi_6Tahlka news Bureau

NewDelhi:� Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was today remembered on his 25th death anniversary with several leaders paying homage at his memorial in Veer Bhoomi.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi accompanied by her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi, daughter Priyanka Gandhi and son-in-law Robert Vadra paid homage to late Rajiv Gandhi.

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and a number of Congress party leaders also paid tributes to the former youngest prime minister of India.

Rajiv Ratna Gandhi was the Prime Minister of India, serving from 1984 to 1989. He took office after the 1984 assassination of his mother, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, to become the youngest Indian Prime Minister.

Rajiv Gandhi, who was the sixth and youngest PM of India, was assassinated on May 21, 1991 at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu during a poll campaign.

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