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Congress Remembers Indira Gandhi, Offer Floral Tributes to Former PM on Her Death Anniversary

Sonia Gandhi, former President Pranab Mukherjee, former VP Hamid Ansari, former PM Manmohan Singh and Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot were among those who paid floral tributes to the Indira Gandhi at a remembrance ceremony held at Shakti Sthal.

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Updated:October 31, 2019, 11:10 AM IST
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Congress Remembers Indira Gandhi, Offer Floral Tributes to Former PM on Her Death Anniversary
Sonia Gandhi offering floral tributes to Indira Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress leaders on Thursday paid tributes to late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 35th death anniversary and remembered her contribution to national security, economy and foreign policy.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Vice President Hamid Ansari, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot were among those who paid floral tributes to the late prime minister at a remembrance ceremony held at Shakti Sthal.

MPs from the party and large number of party workers were also in attendance at the ceremony. Delhi Congress chief Subhash Chopra and chairman of the Delhi Congress campaign committee Kirti Azad also paid tributes.

"Today we honour the incredible will & sacrifice of India's first female PM, Indira Gandhi. As PM, Mrs Gandhi made immense contributions to our nation's national security, economy, democracy & foreign policy.She will always be remembered for her love for all Indians #IndiasIndira," the Congress posted on its Twitter handle.

Senior party leader Jairam Ramesh remembered her as the Iron Lady of India.

Indira Gandhi was assassinated on October 31, 1984.

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