Tributes paid to Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 01 Nov 2018 08:56:57



THE nation remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary on Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh, former President Pranab Mukherjee and several other political leaders paying tributes to her.
“Tributes to our former Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a tweet.

Senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, party President Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh were the first to pay floral tributes to the late Prime Minister at her memorial, Shakti Sthal.

Later, Sonia, Rahul, Singh along with Mukherjee and former Vice-President Hamid Ansari attended a prayer meeting at the Indira Gandhi Memorial at 1 Akbar Road here.  Many former Union Ministers, senior Congress leaders and MPs were also present. “Remembering Dadi (Grandmother) today with a deep sense of happiness. She taught me so much and gave me unending love. She gave so much of herself to her people. I am very proud of her,” Rahul Gandhi said on Twitter.
Indira Gandhi was assassinated on 31st of October in 1984 by two of her security guards.