Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray paid floral tributes to the former PM and recalled his contributions to the nation.
In view of the COVID 19 pandemic, the Congress function was organised through video conferencing.
Shiv Sena leader and deputy chairperson of the legislative council Neelam Gorhe said telecommunications, amendments in education policyand the panchayat raj, in which women got more representation in local bodies, were among the highlights of Rajiv Gandhi's tenure as PM.
State PWD minister and Congress leader Ashok chavan and senior leader Ulhas Pawar recalled Rajiv Gandhi's "historic" public meetings in Maharashtra.
Earlier in the day, state Congress president Balasaheb Thorat visited the Cooperageground in south Mumbai and paid floral tributes to Rajiv Gandhi at his life-size statue.
(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.
As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.
Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.