President Of Congress Party Rahul Gandhi performed Beli Tharpanam on Wednesday in memory of his father and former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi at a Thiruneli temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
On his previous visit to Kerala, Rahul Gandhi expressed his wish to visit to the temple and perform the pooja. Former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told that the special protection group did not allowed Rahul Gandhi because of some security reasons.
Taking to his official Twitter handle, Rahul Gandhi tweeted that the temple and its surroundings are an oasis of serenity and peace. Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul’s father and former Prime Minister was killed in a bomb blast in Sriperumbudur by the tamilian group LTTE during late evening rally.