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Odisha Congress pays homage to former PM Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary

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Indira Gandhi, BBSRBhubaneswar: The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee (OPCC) paid homage to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 33rd death anniversary here on Tuesday.

OPCC President Prasad Harichandan offered floral tribute to the former Prime Minister at her statue in the Indira Gandhi Park in the capital city. Party leaders and other dignitaries also attended the event.

On this occasion the party organised a Motor Cycle rally starting from Indira Gandhi Park towards Idcol House, Lower PMG, Housing Board, Ram Mandir Square, Master Canteen Square, Raj Mahal, Kalpana Square, Rabi Talkies Chhak, Samantarapur and will reach Pipili this afternoon.

Gandhi, the first female Prime Minister of India , was assassinated by her bodyguards on October 31, 1984, a few months after she had launched ‘Operation Blue Star’ to crush secessionist movement in Punjab and sent troops into the Golden Temple of Amritsar.