New Delhi (SunstarTV Bureau): On the occasion of 103th birth anniversary of first female Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and leader Rahul Gandhi paid floral tribute here at Shakti Sthala, today.
Shakti Sthala is the memorial of Indira Gandhi in the national capital.
Taking to Twitter, Rahul posted a picture of Indira and reckoned her as an ‘efficient Prime Minister’ and as someone who was ‘Shakti Swaroop’ (incarnation of power).”I pay my tribute on the birth anniversary of Smt. Indira Gandhi, an efficient Prime Minister and form of power. While the entire nation, even today, speaks of her impressive leadership, I always remember her as my beloved grandmother. Things she taught me inspire me every day,” he tweeted (Translated from Hindi).
एक कार्यकुशल प्रधानमंत्री और शक्ति स्वरूप श्रीमती इंदिरा गांधी जी की जयंती पर श्रद्धांजलि।
पूरा देश उनके प्रभावशाली नेतृत्व की आज भी मिसाल देता है लेकिन मैं उन्हें हमेशा अपनी प्यारी दादी के रूप में याद करता हूँ। उनकी सिखायी हुई बातें मुझे निरंतर प्रेरित करती हैं। pic.twitter.com/9RHDnAClOJ
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) November 19, 2020
Meanwhile, the official handle of the Congress has also commemorated Indira via twitter,”A trailblazer, a visionary, a true leader and a great daughter of our motherland, Indira Gandhi was much more than a Prime Minister to our citizens; she was the revitalising strength in their quest for greatness and prosperity. Today, we pay a proud tribute to India’s Indira.”
देश की प्रथम महिला प्रधानमंत्री श्रीमती इंदिरा गांधी के प्रयासों से पारित अध्यादेश के माध्यम से 14 निजी क्षेत्र के बैंकों का राष्ट्रीयकरण कर बैंकिंग क्षेत्र के दरवाजे आम जनता के लिये खोल दिये गए। #IndiasIndira pic.twitter.com/qmmZD4MDaa
— Congress (@INCIndia) November 19, 2020
Born on November 19, 1917, to India’s first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Kamala Nehru, Indira Gandhi served as the first and only woman prime minister of the country from January 1966 to March 1977 and again from January 1980 until her assassination in October 1984.