Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi pay floral tribute at Shakti Sthal, the memorial of former PM Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary. Photograph:( ANI )
The nation remembered former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary Wednesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh, former president Pranab Mukherjee and several other leaders paying tributes to her.
"Tributes to our former Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary," Modi said in a tweet.
Senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi, party president Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh were the first to pay floral tributes to the late prime minister at her memorial, Shakti Sthal.
Later, Sonia, Rahul, Singh along with Mukherjee and former vice president Hamid Ansari attended a prayer meeting at the Indira Gandhi Memorial at 1 Akbar Road here.
Many former Union ministers, senior Congress leaders and Members of Parliament were also present.
"Remembering Dadi (Grandmother) today with a deep sense of happiness. She taught me so much and gave me unending love. She gave so much of herself to her people. I am very proud of her," Rahul said on Twitter.
Indira Gandhi was assassinated this day in 1984 by two of her security guards.