पापा, आप मेरे साथ ही हैं, एक प्रेरणा के रूप में, यादों मे ं, सदा! pic.twitter.com/WioVkdPZcr
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) May 21, 2023
Today, Rahul Gandhi accompanied by his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, paid floral tributes at the Rajiv Gandhi memorial in New Delhi. Congress Parliamentary Party Chairman Sonia Gandhi and Party Chairman Mallikarjun Kharge also honored the former prime minister’s memory on the anniversary of his death.
Rajiv Gandhi took over the leadership of the Congress party in 1984, following the tragic assassination of his mother, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. At the age of 40, he became India’s youngest prime minister in October 1984. His tenure as prime minister lasted until 2 December 1989.
Born on August 20, 1944, Rajiv Gandhi was tragically assassinated on May 21, 1991, during an election rally in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, by a suicide bomber from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).