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PM Modi pays tributes to former PM Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary

IndiaTimes Thursday, 21 May 2020
Former prime minister Gandhi was assassinated on this day in 1991 in Tamil Nadu's Sriperumbudur by a suicide bomber during an election campaign. "On his death anniversary, tributes to former PM Shri Rajiv Gandhi," Modi tweeted.
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