Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on Thursday on the occasion of his 76th birthday.
“On his birthday, homage to former Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi Ji,” tweeted PM Modi.
Rajiv Gandhi was born on August 20, 1944 and became the youngest Indian Prime Minister when he took office in October 1984. He was Prime Minister of India until December 2, 1989.
In May 1991, Rajiv Gandhi was murdered by a Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide bomber during an election rally in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu.
Congress regards the day as “Sadbhavna Divas”.