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Remember the Ladies: Indira Gandhi


Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi; née: Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was the Prime Minister of the Republic of India for three consecutive terms from 1966 to 1977 and for a fourth term from 1980 until her assassination in 1984, a total of fifteen years. She is India’s only female prime minister to date. She is the world’s all time longest serving female Prime Minister. [Wikipedia]

She came from a prominent Brahmin family, her aunt, Vijaya Pandit, was oner of the most powerful and respected women in India, and her father, Jawaharlal Nehru, was India’s first Prime Minister.

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi

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