Today is the 75th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Born on 20 August 1944, Rajiv Gandhi became the youngest PM of the country. He was the Prime Minister of the country from October 1984 to December 1989. On this occasion, the whole country is remembering him. PM Modi paid tribute to him by tweeting him. The PM wrote in his tweet, ‘Tribute to our former Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary.’
At the same time, former President Pranab Mukherjee, former PM Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi paid tribute to him at his burial place Veer Bhumi in Delhi. Son Rahul Gandhi, daughter Priyanka Gandhi and Robert Vadra also paid tribute to him.
Apart from this, many Congress leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Bhupinder Hooda and Ahmed Patel also reached his memorial and paid tribute to him.
PM Rajiv Gandhi, who became 40 years old, was the sixth and youngest Prime Minister of the country. He became the Prime Minister of the country at the age of just 40 years. Rajiv Gandhi was born on 20 August 1944 in Mumbai, after the assassination of Indira Gandhi in 1984, Rajiv Gandhi became the Prime Minister with an overwhelming majority.
Rajiv Gandhi was not interested in politics, he was not interested in joining politics, but after the death of Indira Gandhi, the situation became such that he had to enter politics. When Indira Gandhi had to relinquish power after the Emergency, the Rajiv family shifted abroad for some time, but things changed after the death of younger brother Sanjay Gandhi in 1980. Rajiv Gandhi had to return and enter politics in 1982 to support his mother Indira. Sanjay Gandhi was killed in an airplane crash. Let me tell you that Rajiv Gandhi used to work as a pilot in an airline before joining politics.
Rajiv Gandhi became Amethi in Uttar Pradesh by winning first-time MP. After the assassination of Indira Gandhi on 31 October 1984, party workers put the entire responsibility of the Congress on the shoulders of Rajiv Gandhi. He was then killed in a fierce bomb blast at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu on May 21, 1991, during the election campaign.