As the nation celebrates 100th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the former Prime Minister on the occasion on Saturday. “Tributes to former Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary,” Modi said in a tweet.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi
also paid a floral tribute to her mother-in-law Indira Gandhi
on the latter’s birth anniversary. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi
was also present on the function. Sonia Gandhi
will inaugurate a photography exhibition on the November 21
, which will be organised as part of the anniversary celebrations at Swaraj Bhawan and Anand Bhawan in Allahabad.
ji: a warrior, a revolutionary, a woman of conviction, compassion and sacrifice. My grandmother, my friend, my ever guiding light,” Rahul Gandhi
tweeted after paying floral tributes.
President Pranab Mukherjee will deliver the Indira Gandhi
Centenary Lecture today, organised by the Indira Gandhi
Centenary Commemoration Committee. He will also launch a website devoted to Indira Gandhi
set up by the Indira Gandhi
Suresh Prabhu paid tribute to Indira
on twitter. Former chief minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot tweeted, “Paying homage to former PM Smt #IndiraGandhi
ji on her Jayanti.She would always live in our hearts n inspire us to do our utmost for Nation.”
, born on 19 November 1917, served as Prime Minister
from 1966 to 1977 and then again from 1980 until her assassination in 1984.