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Nation pays tribute to 'Iron Lady' Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary

Indira Gandhi was assassinated this day in 1984 by two of her security guards.


Devdiscourse News Desk new delhi India
Updated: 31-10-2018 13:49 IST
Nation pays tribute to 'Iron Lady' Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary

Senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, party president Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh were the first to pay floral tributes to the late prime minister at her memorial, Shakti Sthal.

The nation remembered former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh, former president Pranab Mukherjee and several other leaders paying tributes to her.

"Tributes to our former Prime Minister, Mrs Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary," Modi said in a tweet.

Senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, party president Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh were the first to pay floral tributes to the late prime minister at her memorial, Shakti Sthal.

Later, Sonia, Rahul, Singh along with Mukherjee and former vice president Hamid Ansari attended a prayer meeting at the Indira Gandhi Memorial at 1 Akbar Road here.

Many former Union ministers, senior Congress leaders and Members of Parliament were also present.

"Remembering Dadi (Grandmother) today with a deep sense of happiness. She taught me so much and gave me unending love. She gave so much of herself to her people. I am very proud of her," Rahul said on Twitter.

Indira Gandhi was assassinated this day in 1984 by two of her security guards.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : India

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