Sonia, Manmohan Singh pay tribute to Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary

New Delhi, Oct 31: Congress leaders including interim president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 35th death anniversary.

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other senior leaders including BS Hooda also paid homage to Indira Gandhi at the Shakti Sthal here.

Indira Gandhi served as the first and only woman Prime Minister of India from January 1966 to March 1977 and again from January 1980 until her assassination in October 1984.

She was assassinated by her own bodyguards at her official residence on October 31, 1984, months after she ordered Operation Bluestar, in which the army stormed the Golden Temple in Amritsar, one of the holiest Sikh shrines, to remove separatists hiding inside.

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