Maha Deputy CM remembers Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary

Mumbai: Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Friday recalled the work done by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and offered tributes to him on the Memorial Day.
Pawar, in his official statement, stated that the former PM had laid the foundation of computer and digital revolution in the country.
The progress made by the country in the field of information technology and telecommunications has been made possible by the leadership and vision of the late leader.
Rajiv Gandhi is credited with ushering in the computer age in the country.
Gandhi implemented his development policy by involving the youth of the country in the decision making process, he said.
A revolutionary decision was taken to give the right to vote to the youth who have completed eighteen years.
Many are working from home today in the Corona crisis. Communicating through ‘VC’. The digital revolution that made this possible is due to the decisions taken by him at that time. Today’s ‘Digital India’ stands firmly on the foundation laid by the late leader.
He sacrificed his life for the unity, integrity, sovereignty of the country and for the preservation of inter-religious harmony.
While observing his Memorial Day as ‘Anti-Terrorist and Anti-Violence Day’, Pawar has also appealed to resolve to end terrorism and violence in personal and public life.
Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated at Sriperumbatur in Tamil Nadu on May 21,1991.