Sonia, Rahul pay tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary

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New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul Gandhi and daughter Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday paid tributes to her husband and former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 25th death anniversary.

They laid flowers and wreaths at Rajiv Gandhi memorial ‘Vir Bhumi’ here.

Rahul Gandhi, his son and vice president of Congress, posted on his Twitter account: “Remembering Rajivji on the 25th anniversary of his martyrdom.”

Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on this day in 1991 in a suicide bomb attack by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) during an election rally at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.

He served as prime minister of India from October 31, 1984 to December 2, 1989.



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