Politicians Remember Rajiv Gandhi On 30th Death Anniversary 

SRINAGAR: On former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s 30th death anniversary, the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) on Friday paid glowing tributes to Former Prime of India Rajiv Gandhi on his 30th death anniversary and recalled his selfless services and sacrifices towards nation building.

A statement issued by the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) stated,

“The party extolles Former Prime Minister for working tirelessly to make India an emerging power during his tenure as Prime Minister of the India, who was also credited for starting an era of technology and development in the country, besides taking many important measures for empower of every of people living in the country.”

Pertinently Congress Party had decided to observe Martyrdom of Rajiv Gandhi by organizing mass distribution of medical kits, food items, masks, etc among needy people on this day cross the country, which was followed by the rank and file of the JKPCC leaders and workers with great enthusiasm in their respective districts across J&K, who also provided assistance to Covid patients and other deserving poor people.

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad also paid rich tributes to the former Prime Minister, “Today we remember one of the most illustrious sons of India and former PM Shri Rajiv Gandhiji on his martyrdom day and pay our respectful tributes to him. He was full of ideas & energy and had a dream to make India a formidable force. He was the first Head of the Government in the world who talked of 21st Century as far back as 1980’s.

Image Credits: Ghulam Nabi Azad’s Facebook

His youthful and extraordinary personality and landmark contributions in Nation building will always be remembered.” wrote on his social media handle.

J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President Ghulam Ahmad Mir paid glowing tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 30th death anniversary on Friday and said the sacrifices of illustrious son of India (Rajiv Ji) shall always be remembered, leading the countrymen at the path of peace & progress.

“Bharat Ratna Rajiv Ji was a visionary, a man of commitment, who did his utmost to make India as a fast developing country in the world by taking various significant measures with regard to it’s inclusive development, besides people’s empowerment at grass root level was on top of his agenda, Ghulam Ahmad Mir added, citing various other significant measures that were taken by Former PM, especially three tire panchayat Raj System through which the devolution of power at grassroots was ensured, which benefitted people directly, proving it a revolutionary in the development of country especially rural India.”

“Rajiv Gandhi’s great contribution to India’s growth, IT and telecom revolution, besides pioneering National education policy to expand higher education program across the country, besides lowering  the voting age of  youth from 21 to 18 years were among the major  achievements of the Former Prime Minister, who due to  his vision was considered as an inspirational personality by the world powers and pioneer of modern India.”

“Rajiv Ji was symbol of compassion, and truth, shall always be missed by all Indians, who laid down his life for the country, Nation has lost a towering personality in the martyrdom of Rajiv Gandhi, a great loss, which cannot be replaced by anything, Ghulam Ahmad Mir regretted.”

Meanwhile Senior Congress Leader and Former Legislator Mohd Amin Bhat also paid tributes to the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary.

JKPCC General Secretary Surinder Singh Channi and various other leaders distributed food items among the poor people as a mark of respect to Former PM Raji Gandhi, who attained martyrdom on this day.

Channi said, “Rajiv ji was a liberal and a man of development, who left no stone unturned to empower people at grassroots.”

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday also paid glowing tributes to the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 30th death anniversary.

While paying rich tributes to Rajiv Gandhi, Dr. Farooq said that the late leader steered the country towards modernity by means of telecom revolution, promotion of computerization, lowering of voting age from 21 to 18 years, laying foundation of Panchayati Raj and sleuth of other measures.

Rajiv Gandhi (centre) with Farooq Abdullah (left) and Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (right) in 1986.
Rajiv Gandhi (centre) with Farooq Abdullah (left) and Mufti Mohammad Sayeed (right) in 1986.

All the steps which he took were responsible for driving the growth of India in the next millennium, he said, adding that his era marked the giant leap of the country towards modernization and devolution of powers to grass root levels. “On his 30th martyrdom anniversary, I pay tributes to him.  Rajiv Ji will be remembered for his sincere efforts to take the country towards 21st century. A person with a deep understanding of problems faced by our country, he had a deep faith in secularism as the bedrock of Indian Nationhood; I pay my homage to him and pray for peace to his soul,” he said.

Among others Party Vice President Omar Abdullah, General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani have also paid glowing tributes to Rajiv Gandhi.

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