New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday paid tributes to Indira Gandhi, the nation’s first and solely feminine Prime Minister.
Modi mentioned in a tweet: “Tributes to our former PM lndira Gandhi on her birth anniversary.”
Tributes to our former PM Smt. Indira Gandhi Ji on her beginning anniversary.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 19, 2019
Additionally in a tweet in Hindi, Rahul Gandhi mentioned that his “beloved grandmother” was blessed with a powerful, succesful management and superb administration means.
सशक्त, समर्थ नेतृत्व और अद्भुत प्रबंधन क्षमता की धनी, भारत को एक सशक्त देश के रूप में, स्थापित करने में अहम भूमिका रखने वाली लौह-महिला और मेरी प्यारी दादी स्व० श्रीमती इंदिरा गांधी जी की जयंती पर शत् शत् नमन।#IndiraGandhi pic.twitter.com/7ezAIsSQ9N
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) November 19, 2019
He mentioned she was an “iron woman who played a key role in establishing India as a strong country”.
The Congress celebration additionally paid tributes to its late chief
“On her birth anniversary we pay homage to India’s first female Prime Minister, the Late Indira Gandhi. Her will and determination led our country to great heights. Her contributions to India’s national security, economy and foreign policy will always be cherished,” the celebration tweeted.
She was born on today in 1917 to Jawaharlal Nehru, the primary Prime Minister of India, and his spouse Kamala Nehru, a freedom fighter.
Indira Gandhi served as Prime Minister from January 1966 to March 1977 and once more from January 1980 till her assassination in October 1984.