New Delhi: Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) organised a function to mark the 24th death anniversary of former Prime Minister, Bharat Ratna Shri Rajiv Gandhi, the architect of computer revolution and modern development in India, at Rajiv Bhawan, the DPCC office, here today.
Thousands of Congress workers and senior leaders of the Congress party gathered to pay homage two minute silence and paid floral tributes at the portrait of Rajivji.
DPCC President Shri Ajay Maken said Shri Rajiv Gandhi, with his foresight, fortitude and imagination, had taken India to the heights of a modern world power, and also gave a new direction and hope to the youth and women of the country, for which the country would be eternally grateful to him.
Shri Ajay Maken said Rajivji gave a new direction to the country, and it was due to his foresightedness and vision that India was on the road to major development and progress. He said Shri Rajiv Gandhi was always concerned with the welfare of the people, particularly the poor, the downtrodden and women and the future of the country, and initiated many welfare schemes for the upliftment of the poor, Dalits, women, old people and the villagers.