Nation pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his 69th birth anniversary

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Bangalore, Aug 20: President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and several others visited Vir Bhumi and paid tributes to the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Several functions are being held across the country to remember the former prime minister and the day is also celebrated as Sadbhavan Diwas.

Rajiv Gandhi was the youngest prime minister of India and the sixth PM when he took the office at the age of 40 after his mother Indira Gandhi's assassination on Oct 31, 1984.

He was also assassinated by LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) while campaigning for the Congress candidate in Sriperambudur on 21 May 1991.

Rajiv Gandhi is also been awarded the highest civilian award by the Indian Government, Bharat Ratna in 1991.

In New Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Delhi chief minister Sheila Dixit at Vir Bhumi.

 

 

In New Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee visited Vir Bhumi and paid tributes to the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

 

 

In New Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee at Vir Bhumi, paying tributes to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi 69th birth anniversary.

 

 

In New Delhi

Nation pays tribute to the late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on 69th birth anniversay.

Rajiv Gandhi was born on 20 August to India's most famous political family. His maternal grandfather was the Indian independence leader Jawaharlal Nehru, who was India's first Prime Minister after independence.

In New Delhi

President Pranab Mukherjee and union minister for urban development Kamal Nathat at Vir Bhumi to pay their tributes to the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on the 69th birth anniversary.

 

 

In Allahabad

People paying floral tribute to Former Prime Minister Late Rajiv Gandhi on the occasion of his 69th birth anniversary in Allahabad on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi paying tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 69th birth anniversary at Vir Bhoomi in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Senior BJP leader LK Advani during a function to commemorate 69th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi:

Congress President Sonia Gandhi with her son and vice president Rahul Gandhi after the floral tribute of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 69th birth anniversary at Veer Bhumi in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi with Opposition leader Sushma Swaraj during a function to commemorate 69th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Vadra with her husband Robert Vadra and daughter Miraya Vadra paying tribute of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary at Veer Bhumi in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Senior BJP leader LK Advani and Opposition leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley during a function to commemorate 69th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi, after floral tribute of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary at Veer Bhumi in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In New Delhi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paying tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 69th birth anniversary at Vir Bhoomi in New Delhi.

Nation pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his 69th birth anniversary

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and several others visited Vir Bhumi and paid tributes to the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

 

 

Nation pays tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his 69th birth anniversary

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and several others visited Vir Bhumi and paid tributes to the late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

 

 

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