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‘Pioneer, iron lady’: cong leaders pay rich tribute to Indira Gandhi on the anniversary of her birth | India News


NEW DELHI: On Thursday, Congress paid a rich tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary and Rahul Gandhi said that the entire country still exemplifies her impressive leadership.
Born on November 19, 1917, Indira Gandhi served as Prime Minister from 1966 to 1977 and then again from 1980 until her assassination in 1984.
“A pioneer, a visionary, a true leader and a great daughter of our homeland, Indira Gandhi was much more than a Prime Minister to our citizens; she was the revitalizing force in their quest for greatness and prosperity. Today, we pay a pride Tribute to Indira from India, “the Congress tweeted from its official Twitter account.

In a tweet in Hindi, Rahul Gandhi also paid tribute to Indira Gandhi, calling her an efficient prime minister.
“The whole country still sets the example of her impressive leadership, but I always remember her as my beloved grandmother. Her teachings constantly inspire me,” said the former head of Congress.
Rahul Gandhi also paid floral tributes to Indira Gandhi at her ‘Shakti Sthal’ memorial here.
The main speaker of Congress and secretary general of the party, Randeep Surjewala, also paid a rich tribute to Indira Gandhi on her 103rd birthday.
“Known as the Iron Lady all over the world, the one with determination, courage and amazing ability, the first and only female Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi. My tribute to her on her birth anniversary,” she said.
The Indian Youth Congress marked the anniversary of his birth by distributing blankets to the poor and needy in Delhi.
“Celebrating the birthday of Iron Lady Late Indira Gandhi with the poor and needy by distributing blankets to save them from the cold of Delhi,” IYC President Srinivas BV tweeted.
In a tweet paying tribute to Indira Gandhi, Mahila Congress said: “We pay our deepest tribute to the incarnation of Shakti, former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.”
“His unwavering dedication and determination towards the advancement of the nation and his unyielding courage to overcome the most difficult circumstances serve as inspiration,” said the Mahila Congress.

Times of India