Vir Bhumi, New Delhi

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  • Vir Bhumi is indeed a good place to visit and lot of tourists visit this place...adjacent to ring road it is a green place..  more »
  • The samadhi of Shri Rajiv Gandhi, a former prime minister of India ,who was assassinated in 1991 .It's not very touristy and so you can avoid this place without batting an eyelid.  more »
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  • To commemorate Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi son of Indira Gandhi, Vir Bhoomi is in the north of Raj Ghat. The design of the memorial consists of two squares in angular relationship signifying the day of birth and day of assassination. The centre of the square is a stone platform with lotus flowers carved in granite stone
  • Veer Bhumi pays homage to the youngest PM of India, Rajiv Gandhi. The memorial has a large lotus in full bloom delicately carved out of stone surrounded by 46 small lotuses to signify the years he lived Rajiv Gandhi joined politics in 1980, after the death of his brother, Sanjay Gandhi. He became the PM in 1984 after the assassination of his mother Indira Gandhi.  In 1991 he was assassinated by the LTTE militants at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.  Special prayer sessions are held every 20th of Aug (Birthday) & 21st May (Death Anniversary) every year
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