New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday offered floral tributes to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 98th birth anniversary. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and former prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh also offered floral tributes to India's first woman Prime Minister at her memorial in Shakti Sthal. A series of functions have been organized today to highlight contribution of Indira Gandhi in nation building.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi paid floral tributes to country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru as the nation celebrates his 126th birth anniversary on Saturday. Former PM Manmohan Singh also came to pay tribute to Nehru at his memorial in Shantivan. Cultural programs were organised in the memory of late Pandit Nehru who played an eminent role in India’s freedom struggle. President Pranab Mukherjee was a part of the tribute paying ceremony at Shantivan. Vice President Hamid Ansari also paid floral tribute to Nehru. Meanwhile, as part of children's day celebrations, many programmes will be organised in schools remembering the children’s favourite ‘Chacha Nehru’.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday stated India’s historical past of unity in diversity was in hazard because of communal ideology and the “incidents of hatred” in the nation have been the result of the “deliberate conspiracy”. “The nation’s honour is at stake, as India’s superb historical past of unity in diversity is in hazard as a result of some communal ideology,” she said while addressing the twenty ninth ‘Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration’ function. The “incidents of hatred” have been impressed by the slender mindset, she stated including: “These haven’t come up all of the sudden however (are a) deliberate conspiracy,” said Sonia Gandhi.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi paid tribute to former PM Indira Gandhi at Shakti Sthal on her 31st death anniversary. Indira Gandhi was killed by her Sikh bodyguards on October 31, 1984. Along with Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi, President Pranab Mukherjee, former PM Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari also paid tribute to Indira Gandhi.