New Delhi, May 21 : BJP leader and prime minister designate Narendra Modi Wednesday paid homage to late prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 23rd death anniversary in a message on social networking web site twitter.

“My homage to former PM Shri Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary,” Modi wrote on Twitter.

Rajiv Gandhi served as the sixth prime minister of India from Oct 31, 1984-Dec 2, 1989.