The grand old party, Indian National Congress, is planning to reach out to the masses on 75th birth anniversary of late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi with his idea of ‘Digital India’. If reports published by news wire ANI to be believed, AICC General Secretary KC Venugopal has already conveyed the message to state units.
He has directed units at state levels to observe the day at state, district and at block levels with the involvement of the general public at large. The Congress has always claimed the foundation of Digital India was laid by the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Through a circular, KC Venugopal has already conveyed to state units presidents and state in-charges that Rajiv Gandhi’s vision for youth, his impetus on science and technology and the decision to strength panchayati raj are exemplary. He, in a circular, further added, ‘The vision and innovative measures to improve the technology-based industries especially telecommunication and computer have touched and transformed lives of millions of youth of the country.
KC Venugopal also instructed the leaders to hold various others programs such as – Plantation Drives, Blood Donation Camps, Seminars – apart from traditional prayer meetings and floral tributes.
With this attempts, Congress, who got washed out in national polls, is trying to remind the grassroots of the society about the contribution of former Prime Minister in the development of the country.
Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had represented the Amethi Lok Sabha Seat four times. He became the Sixth Prime Minister of India. He has served as the Prime Minister from 1984 to 1989 after the assassination of Indira Gandhi.
Rajiv Gandhi was killed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) during an election rally in Tamil Nadu’s Sriperumbudur on May 21, 1991.
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