When did Rajiv Gandhi die?

I want to know when did Rajiv Gandhi die or was assassinated? Who did assassinate him? Any particular significant incident or history at or around the time of his death/assassination?

Novice Asked on March 2, 2016 in Others.
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    Rajiv Gandhi died in May 21, 1991. He was killed in a suicide bomb blast targeted at him to assassinate him. It was carried out by Thenmozhi Rajaratnam, also known as Dhanu. The whole incident happened at  Sriperumbudur, near Chennai, in Tamil Nadu, India on 21 May 1991. At least 14 others were also killed. Rajiv Gandhi was campaigning for the upcoming elections during that time.

    Novice Answered on March 2, 2016.
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