While paying tributes to Indira Gandhi on her 99th birth anniversary, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said that she would have to take rebirths to speak about the entire legacy of the former prime minister.
"I would need a couple of rebirths to tell the whole story of Indira Gandhi,” she said.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi too paid his respects to Indira. "Remembering Indiraji:a warrior, a revolutionary, a woman of conviction, compassion & sacrifice. My grandmother, my friend, my ever guiding light,” he had said in a tweet.
Rae Bareli MP Sonia made a public appearance after a while. Due to health reasons she didn't even attend the recently held Congress Working Committee meet.
Indira Gandhi was born on November 19, 1917, in Allahabad to India`s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal and Kamala Nehru.She served as Prime Minister from 1966 to 1977, and then again from 1980 until her assassination in 1984.
With the launch of 'I am Courage' - a website on Indira Gandhi's life by Pranab Mukherjee, Congress today launched celebration campaign.
In the year long celebration, Congress plans to take the vision and works of Indira Gandhi to the masses.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid tributes to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. "Tributes to former Prime Minister Smt Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary,” he tweeted.