Remembering Rajiv Gandhi: Prominent Leaders Pay Tribute To The Former PM

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Congress leaders and other parties paid tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary on Monday (20 August 2018).
Congress leaders and other parties paid tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary on Monday (20 August 2018).

Sadbhavana Diwas is being observed today (20 August 2018) across India to mark the birth anniversary of former PM Rajiv Gandhi. The theme of Sadbhavana is to promote National Integration & Communal Harmony among people of all Religion & Languages

Born on August 20, 1944, Rajiv Gandhi served as the seventh prime minister of India from 1984 to 1989. He was assassinated on May 21, 1991 at the age of 46.

Rajiv Gandhi took to office after the 1984 assassination of his mother and Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to become the youngest prime minister of India at 40 years of age.

Congress leaders and other parties paid tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 74th birth anniversary on Monday (20 August 2018).
Rajiv Gandhi WIth His Family
Rajiv Gandhi WIth His Family

The Congress president took to microblogging site Twitter to remember Rajiv Gandhi as “a kind, gentle and affectionate man”. The Gandhi scion wrote that his father’s “untimely death left a deep void” in his life.

Rajiv Gandhi was born on August 20 in 1944. He represented Amethi in parliament in 1981, 1984, 1989 and 1991.

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