India: Rahul Gandhi pens emotional tribute to dad on his 32nd death anniversary

Papa, you are with me, as an inspiration, in memories, always, tweets Congress leader

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Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, former president Sonia Gandhi, party leader Rahul Gandhi and general secretary Priyanka Gandhi with her son Raihan Vadra arrive to pay tribute to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary, at his memorial 'Veer Bhumi' in New Delhi on Sunday. Photo: PTI
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, former president Sonia Gandhi, party leader Rahul Gandhi and general secretary Priyanka Gandhi with her son Raihan Vadra arrive to pay tribute to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary, at his memorial 'Veer Bhumi' in New Delhi on Sunday. Photo: PTI

Published: Sun 21 May 2023, 3:45 PM

Last updated: Sun 21 May 2023, 3:57 PM

Remembering former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 32nd death anniversary, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday paid an emotional tribute to his deceased father.

"Papa, you are with me, as an inspiration, in memories, always!" Rahul Gandhi tweeted in Hindi sharing a video of various moments of Rajiv Gandhi.


Earlier, Rahul Gandhi along with his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra paid floral tribute to Rajiv Gandhi at Vir Bhumi in the national capital.

Congress parliamentary party chairperson Sonia Gandhi and party president Mallikarjun Kharge also paid homage.


Rajiv Gandhi took over the charge of the Congress in 1984 following the assassination of his mother and then prime minister Indira Gandhi. He became India's youngest prime minister at the age of 40 when he assumed office in October 1984. He served as the prime minister till December 2, 1989.

Born on August 20, 1944, Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide bomber during an election rally in Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu on May 21, 1991.



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