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Sonia, Priyanka pay tribute to Indira Gandhi on her 36th Death Anniversary

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday paid tribute to the former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary.

Gandhi and Vadra visited the Indira Gandhi Memorial and paid tribute, while Vadra also visited the Shakti Stahl and paid floral tributes on her martyrdom day at former PM’s memorial along the banks of the river Yamuna.

In her message Priyanka said, “today is the anniversary of Mahirishi Valmiki who wrote the Ramayana and also the martyrdom day of my grandmother Indira Gandhi.’

‘My grandmother introduced me to the teachings of Mahirishi Valmiki. Maharishi Valmiki’s teachings inspire me to raise the voice of the part of the society who are left behind and also to support them in the fight for their justice”, Vadra said taking to twitter.

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi also remembered Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary. ‘asato mā sadgamaya,: tamaso mā jyotirgamaya,: mṛtyor mā’mṛtaṃ gamaya’. From the false to truth. From darkness to light. From death to life. Thank you Dadi for showing me what it means to live these words”, read his message.

Along with the tweet, the Congress leader also posted a photo of the former prime minister.

Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her bodyguards in the national capital on October 31, 1984.

 

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