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PM Modi pays tribute to Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 72nd Birth Anniversary

Rajiv Gandhi, born on August 20, 1944, served as the sixth Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989

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NEW DELHI, August 20, 2016: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to former premier Rajiv Gandhi on his 72nd birth anniversary.

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“Remembering former PM Rajiv Gandhi Ji on his birth anniversary,” Modi tweeted.

Rajiv Gandhi, born on August 20, 1944, served as the sixth Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989. He took office after the assassination of his mother, then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1984.

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Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated in a suicide bombing at Tamil Nadu’s Sriperumbudur on May 21, 1991. (IANS)

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When Khadi Transcends Boundaries

Indian Leading Designers Showcased collections using Khadi

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'Khadi - Transcending Boundaries' here.
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India’s leading designers Rohit Bal, Anju Modi, Payal Jain and Poonam Bhagat showcased collections using khadi at Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI)-presented ‘Khadi – Transcending Boundaries’ here.

The event, handspun around the country’s fabric of freedom Khadi in collaboration with Khadi Village and Industries Commission (KVIC), was a part of the SME Convention 2018 hosted by Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) on Monday night.

The designers showcased innovative modern twists to khadi ensembles in colours of white, black, indigo and mustard.

Representational image for a showcase event of KHADI.
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Giriraj Singh, Union Minister MSME, was the guest of honour and he thanked FDCI President Sunil Sethi, who was jubilant at the fashion show.

Khadi’s celebration was also witnessed by other prominent personalities like Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister of Minority Affairs, Meenakshi Lekhi, MP Lok Sabha, ad guru Prahlad Kakkar, KVIC Chairman Vinay Kumar Saxena, MSME Secretary Arun Kumar Panda and some international delegates.

“We would like to thank KVIC and Khadi India for believing in us. We will strive to promote Khadi through multi-faceted and meaningful drives which will bring to the fore its true potential and catapult it in the global arena,” said Sethi.  BollywoodCountry

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