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Nation remembers Rajiv Gandhi on 25th death anniversary

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New Delhi: The nation on Saturday remembered former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 25th death anniversary as several leaders paid homage at Veer Bhumi memorial here.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi accompanied by her son and party vice president Rahul Gandhi, daughter Priyanka Gandhi and son-in-law Robert Vadra paid homage to late Rajiv Gandhi.

President Pranab Mukherjee, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and a number of Congress party leaders also paid tributes to the former youngest prime minister of India.

Rajiv, who was the sixth and youngest prime minister of India, was assassinated on May 21, 1991 at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu during a poll campaign. (ANI)

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