Birth Anniversary of Indira Gandhi 2020
Indira Gandhi is known as one of the most powerful and influential figures of Indian politics. Indira Gandhi, also known as the Iron Lady of India, served as the second-longest Prime Minister of India after his father, Pt Jawaharlal Nehru. She is also the only female in the country to hold the premier post to date. Indira Gandhi was known for her bold steps and campaigns which changed the dynamics of Indian politics forever.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today remembered his grandmother Indira Gandhi, the country’s first woman Prime Minister, on her 102nd birth anniversary and said she played a key role in “establishing India as a strong country”. “Blessed with strong leadership abilities, the Iron Lady played a key role in establishing India as a strong country. I pay heartiest tributes to my beloved grandmother on her birth anniversary,” Mr. Gandhi tweeted this morning in Hindi.
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her senior party colleagues including ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh also paid floral tributes to the first woman Prime Minister of the country this morning at her memorial in Delhi. Among other party leaders who accompanied Ms. Gandhi to Shakti Sthal, the former Prime Minister’s memorial was former President Pranab Mukherjee and former Vice President Hamid Ansari. Indira Gandhi served as the first and only woman Prime Minister of India from January 1966 to March 1977 and again from January 1980 until her assassination in 1984.
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