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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi, Rani Lakshmibai on their birth anniversary

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 19 Nov 2018, 01:29:57 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi, Rani Lakshmibai on their birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi, Rani Lakshmibai on their birth anniversary

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to former prime minister Indira Gandhi and icon of India’s struggle for Independence Rani Lakshmibai on their birth anniversaries. 

"Tributes to India's former Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi Ji on her birth anniversary," he tweeted. Gandhi was born on November 19, 1917 in Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad. 

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Earlier in the day, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi visited the Shakti Sthal to pay tribute to Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary.

In another tweet, Modi said Rani Lakshmibai is a source of inspiration for every Indian. "Her fortitude in the face of adversity and steadfast opposition to colonialism will never be forgotten. It is due to greats like her that India won freedom," Modi tweeted. 

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Rani Lakshmibai was born on November 19, 1828 in Varanasi as Manikarnika Tambe.

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First Published : 19 Nov 2018, 01:29:34 PM