New Delhi: Today i.e. on Saturday, the 31st death anniversary of former PM Rajiv Gandhi is being celebrated. Since morning, politicians have been paying tribute at 'Veer Bhoomi', the memorial site of Rajiv Gandhi in Delhi. Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi and National General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi also paid tribute to the former PM by reaching 'Veer Bhoomi'. Along with this, Congress leaders P Chidambaram and Sachin Pilot also paid tribute to him.
PM Narendra Modi also remembered former PM Rajiv Gandhi. PM Modi said that tribute to our former PM Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary. Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi also remembered father Rajiv Gandhi. Rahul is currently in London. He tweeted, "My father was a visionary leader whose policies helped shape modern India. He was a kind man, and a wonderful father figure to me and Priyanka, who taught us the value of forgiveness and empathy. I miss him a lot and I miss the time we both spent together.
Let us inform that today Anti-Terrorism Day is being celebrated in India. This day is celebrated every year on 21st May. It is celebrated with the aim of promoting national harmony, curbing terrorism and promoting unity among people of all castes, creeds etc. On this day an attempt is made to send a message among the general public that how terrorism harms the country. The terrorist organization Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) assassinated former India PM Rajiv Gandhi in a bomb blast on 21 May 1991.