Indira Gandhi was a mother to this nation, says Varun Gandhi

Updated On : 19 Nov , 2017 , 04:42 PM
Indira Gandhi was a mother to this nation, says Varun Gandhi (Source: Varun Gandhi's Twitter)
Indira Gandhi was a mother to this nation, says Varun Gandhi (Source: Varun Gandhi's Twitter)
New Delhi:

BJP MP Varun Gandhi on Sunday hailed his grandmother and former PM Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary saying she was a mother to this nation.

Gandhi took it to Twitter and said “‘Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently’. To a lady that was a mother to this nation.  Miss you Dadi...I know you always watch over us.”

He also tweeted a picture in which the former prime minister is seen holding him, then a small child, in her lap.

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Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid tributes to the former PM.

Other Gandhi family members, including Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi also paid tributes to her.

Indira Gandhi, the Iron Lady was the first woman prime minister of India. She was born on this day in 1917 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.

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First Published : Sunday, November 19, 2017 04:19 PM
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