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President Pranab Mukherjee pays tribute to Indira Gandhi

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Published: October 31, 2015 2:19:45 PM

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday paid tribute to Indira Gandhi, as the nation remembered India's first woman prime minister on her 31st death anniversary.

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday paid tribute to Indira Gandhi, as the nation remembered India’s first woman prime minister on her 31st death anniversary.

Vice President Hamid Ansari and other leaders from Congress also paid tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh also paid floral tributes at Shakti Sthal, the memorial of Indira Gandhi.

Gandhi fell to assassins’ bullets on this day in 1984 at her 1, Safdarjung Road residence in New Delhi.

She was killed by her Sikh bodyguards more than four months after Operation Blue Star, which was launched on the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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