The nation remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 28th death anniversary on Wednesday with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh paying rich tributes to the departed leader.
Mr. Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Dr. Singh paid floral tributes at Shakti Sthal, the memorial of Gandhi, in New Delhi this morning.
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Lt Governor Tejinder Khanna were also present on the occasion.
Union Ministers Sushol Kumar Shinde, Salman Khurshid, M. Veerappa Moily, Kamal Nath, Pawan Kumar Bansal and Narayana Swamy and new inductees Deepa Dasmunsi and Chiranjeevi were also present.
Devotional songs were played at the venue. A speech by Indira Gandhi was also played on the occasion.