BJP leaders Maneka Gandhi and Varun Gandhi and several party cadres remembered Sanjay Gandhi on his 39th death anniversary and paid homage to the late leader at Shanti Vana on Sunday.
Both Maneka (wife of late Sanjay Gandhi) and Varun (son of late Sanjay Gandhi) paid floral tribute at the memorial, amid recital of hymns from the religious texts.
Visited Shanti Vana with my mother to pay tribute to my father Late Shri Sanjay Gandhi, on his 39th death anniversary. pic.twitter.com/QoORmOA66G
— Varun Gandhi (@varungandhi80) June 23, 2019
Sanjay Gandhi, a former MP died in an air crash in the year 1980 near Safdarjung Airport in New Delhi. He was flying a new aircraft of the Delhi Flying club, and while performing an aerobatic manoeuvre over his office, lost control and crashed.
The only passenger in the plane, Captain Subhash Saxena, also died in the crash.
(With ANI inputs)