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Tributes to Late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi

Tributes to Late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  1 Nov 2018 6:51 AM GMT

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi were among those who paid tributes to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary on Wednesday. Former President Pranab Mukherjee and former Vice President Hamid Ansari also paid tributes and visited Indira Gandhi’s Memorial at Shakti Sthal here where a prayer meeting was organised. Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh also visited the memorial of India’s first woman prime minister. Modi paid tribute to the “Iron Lady of India” through a tweet saying, “Tributes to our former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary.” On October 31, 1984, two of Indira Gandhi’s bodyguards — Satwant Singh and Beant Singh — shot her at her official residence. (IANS)

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