Twitteratti Paid Tribute To Former PM Rajiv Gandhi On His Birth Anniversary

Bhubaneswar – (Avilash Panigrahi): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Vadra and several other political leaders paid tribute to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary on Tuesday.

Remembering the Bharat Ratna awardee, the Odisha Chief Minister took to Twitter to pay his respect to the former Prime Minister.

Sadbhavana Diwas is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of  Rajiv Gandhi on 20 August every year.
Congress and most of its leaders remembered the veteran politician with their tributes on social media.
Born on August 20, 1944, Rajiv Gandhi represented Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi parliamentary constituency four times. The seat is now held by his son Rahul Gandhi.
He served as the sixth Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989. He took office after the assassination of his mother, then prime minister Indira Gandhi in 1984.
Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide bomber during an election rally in Tamil Nadu’s Sriperumbudur on May 21, 1991.
He was cremated at Veer Bhumi, located on the banks of the river Yamuna.


Here are some Twitter posts remembering the stalwart politician on his birth anniversary :


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