PM Narendra Modi pays tributes to Indira Gandhi on death anniversary

The party had cancelled the annual commemoration programme at Shakti Sthal, the memorial of Indira Gandhi, as it remains shut after reporting a number of duck deaths amid the bird flu scare in the city.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:October 31, 2016 6:12 pm
Indira Gandhi death anniversary, Indira gandhi, narendra modi, modi indira gandhi, hamid ansari, pranab mukherjee, rahul gandhi, manmohan singh, news, latest news, India news, national news Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister, was assassinated on this day in 1984 by two of her own security guards. (source: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to Indira Gandhi on her 32nd death anniversary. “Tributes to Mrs. Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary,” Modi tweeted.

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Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister, was assassinated on this day in 1984 by two of her own security guards. Earlier, President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Congress president Sonia Gandhi, party vice president Rahul Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and a number of other party leaders paid floral tributes to Indira Gandhi at 1, Safdarjung Road, where she was assassinated.

The party had cancelled the annual commemoration programme at Shakti Sthal, the memorial of Indira Gandhi, as it remains shut after reporting a number of duck deaths amid the bird flu scare in the city.