Tributes Pour in From Far And Wide on Indira Gandhi’s 100th B’Day

Several leaders paid their homage on Sunday to mark the birth centenary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, with tributes pouring in from across party lines.

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi tweeted paying homage to his grandmother.

His mother, and Congress President Sonia Gandhi described her as a prime minister for whom there was only one religion — that all Indians were equal children of the motherland.

She fought for secularism, against all those forces seeking to divide the Indian people on lines of religion and caste. She gloried the rich diversity of India, its profound democratic and secular values.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted a tribute to the former PM.

As did President Ram Nath Kovind and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

BJP MP and Indira Gandhi’s grandson Varun Gandhi also took to Twitter to pay homage to his late grandmother.

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former PM Manmohan Singh and Rahul Gandhi went to Shakti Sthal to pay their tributes. Mukherjee tweeted:

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