What Rahul and Priyanka said on Rajiv's 29th death anniv?

Last Modified Thursday, 21 May 2020 (19:59 IST)
New Delhi:On the 29th of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, on Thursday, paid homage to his father and said he is proud to be the son of 'true patriot'.
"I am proud to be the son of a true patriot, liberal and philanthropic father. As Prime Minister, Rajiv ji had put the country on the path of progress. He took several important steps to empower the country with his forward-looking vision. Today, on his death anniversary, I salute him with affection and gratitude" Mr Gandhi tweeted in Hindi.
Rajiv Gandhi, who became India's youngest Prime Minister at the age of 40, assassinated by a suicide bomber belongs to Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) during an election rally in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu on May 21, 1991.Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid tribute to the former Prime Minister, a Bharat Ratna recipient.
 
 
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pays tribute to father Rajiv Gandhi, tweets "last photo"
New Delhi, May 21 (UNI) Paying homage to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, on Thursday, posted a 'last photo' with her father, on his death anniversary.
 
"To be kind to those who are unkind to you; to know that life is fair, no matter how unfair you imagine it to be; to keep walking, no matter how dark the skies or fearsome the storm; to nurture a strong heart, and fill it with love no matter how great it's sorrows; these are the gifts of my father's life", Ms Vadra tweeted with a caption 'last photo with father'.
 
Ms Vadra  was  only 19 when was assassinated by an LTTE suicide bomber on May 21, 1991 during an election rally in Sriperumbadur in Tamil Nadu.Earlier in the day, former Congress president also paid homage to his father.
 
"I am proud to be the son of a true patriot, liberal and philanthropic father. As Prime Minister, Rajiv ji had put the country on the path of progress. He took several important steps to empower the country with his forward-looking vision. Today, on his death anniversary, I salute him with affection and gratitude" Mr Gandhi tweeted in Hindi.(UNI)