PM Modi pays tributes to former PM Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary
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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Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Arunachal Pradesh Tapir Gao on Tuesday claimed that it was during Congress' regime China occupied Sumdorong Chu Valley in Tawang and added that the then Army Chief planned an operation but former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi denied him permission to push back People's Liberation Army troops. "Since the 80s till today, they (China) are occupying this area, and construction of villages is not a new thing. They have already constructed military base between Bisa and Maza which is inside McMahon Line, under Indian territory," Gao added. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of national security after reports that China has built a village in Arunachal Pradesh, and said China needs to be given a clear message. He termed the situation with China as "very dangerous" and said India under Modi does not have any clear cut strategy on China, which is testing the country and will not sit silent. Watch the full video for more details.
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As India-China continues to lock horns in months-long bitter border standoff, the latter is undertaking construction on the borders with Arunachal Pradesh. BJP MP from Arunachal Pradesh, Tapir Gao said that since the 80s till today, they are occupying this area and construction of villages is not a new thing. He further said that they have already constructed military base between Bisa and Maza which is inside McMahon Line, under Indian Territory. "Since the 80s till today, they (China) are occupying this area and construction of villages is not a new thing. They have already constructed military base between Bisa and Maza which is inside McMahon Line, under Indian Territory. Since 80s China is constructing road. They've built Longju to Maza road. During Rajiv Gandhi's regime, China occupied Sumdorong Chu Valley in Tawang. The then Army Chief planned an op but Rajiv Gandhi denied him permission to push back PLA."
Senior Rajasthan Congress leader and former MP from Jalore, Buta Singh passed away on January 02. He passed away at the age of 86. He also served as Union Home Minister in Rajiv Gandhi government from 1986 to 1989. PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi expressed grief on his demise.
A laser light show at Victoria Memorial portrayed the life of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose during the celebrations of his 125th birth anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar witnessed the spectacle. PM Modi is in Kolkata to celebrate 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
Indian National Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi conducted a roadshow in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore, months ahead of Assembly elections in the state. He was greeted by crowds lined along the streets, waving party flags. He accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of wanting to suppress Tamil culture and language and make it 'subservient' to his views. He also criticised the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime implemented by the Modi administration. Watch the full video for more.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on January 23rd said that he respects the Tamil Language and may try to learn it as well. Congress believes that if Tamil Nadu is India then India is Tamil Nadu too, he said. "Ruling party believes that for sake of efficiency of growth, diverse factors need to be homogenised. We don't believe in that. We believe that if Tamil Nadu is India then India is Tamil Nadu too. I respect Tamil language and maybe will learn it," he said. Gandhi was addressing the representatives of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Coimbatore. Gandhi is on a three-day visit to Tamil Nadu.
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