My father taught that hate is a prison for those who carry it: Rahul Gandhi on Rajiv’s death anniversary

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Congress leader Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated today by LTTE terrorists 27 years ago
  • Sonia Gandhi, Rahul and Priyanka paid floral tributes to Rajiv at Vir Bhumi in Delhi
  • Several other senior Congress leaders also paid their homage to the late leader

NEW DELHI: Paying homage to his father, Rajiv Gandhi, on his 27th death anniversary, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that the former Prime Minister taught him that “hate is a prison for those who carry it”.

“My father taught me that hate is a prison for those who carry it. Today, on his death anniversary, I thank him for teaching me to love and respect all beings, the most valuable gifts a father can give a son. Rajiv Gandhi, those of us that love you hold you forever in our hearts,” he said in a tweet.

Rahul Gandhi

@RahulGandhi

My father taught me that hate is a prison for those who carry it. Today, on his death anniversary, I thank him for teaching me to love and respect all beings, the most valuable gifts a father can give a son.

Rajiv Gandhi, those of us that love you hold you forever in our hearts.

Early in the morning, Sonia Gandhi, along with Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi Vadrapaid floral tributes to the Congress leader at Vir Bhumi in the national capital.

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