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Rahul Gandhi distributes vehicles to differently-abled on Rajiv Gandhi's birth anniversary

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 August 2016, 11:58 IST

On the 72nd birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, his son and the Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi distributed vehicles to differently-abled youth in Delhi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also remembered Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary.

Apart from PM Modi, President Pranab Mukherjee paid homage to Rajiv Gandhi at his memorial 'Vir Bhoomi'.

Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Rahul Gandhi, former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh, and other party leaders also paid tribute to the late leader, who was India's prime minister from 1984 to 1989.

Rajiv Gandhi's birth anniversary is also observed as 'Sadbhavna Diwas'.

He was assassinated in Tamil Nadu on May 21, 1991.

--With Agency Inputs

First published: 20 August 2016, 11:58 IST
 
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