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Rajiv Gandhi
Bharat Ratna
Rajiv Feroze Gandhi
• Born : 20th August, 1944 • Died : 21st May, 1991
  • Preferred his career as airline pilot and was reluctant to enter politics.
  • Was persuaded by his mother Indira Gandhi to join politics, after the death of his younger brother Sanjay Gandhi.
  • Became the Prime Minister in 1984 after the assassination of his mother Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister.
  • Put the country on the Third World Communication Network through his efforts to speedup the progress of science with sophisticated computer technology.
  • Took steps to bring peace to the disturbed states of Punjab, Assam and Mizoram.
  • Became a centre of controversy in Defence purchase of Bofors tanks.
  • Was assassinated in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu in 1991.
  • Was awarded 'Bharat Ratna' posthumously in 1991. A magnificient memorial named 'Veer Bhumi' was constructed at his cremation spot.

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