Rajiv Gandhi was the former prime minister of India. Rajiv Goswami was a Delhi student who set himself on fire in 1990 to protest job reservations for India's so-called backward classes. Gandhi has a place named for him in the middle of New Delhi: Rajiv Chowk.
from India Insight:
I will have to respect the Indian Standard Time for once.
I was to meet a friend at five in the evening on the day of the serial bombings in New Delhi. But the meeting got delayed -- she could not leave office on time and my office elevator kept me waiting for twenty minutes.