Indira Gandhi

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  • Indira Gandhi Influence

    Indira Gandhi was a prominent stateswoman, a key player in the Indian National Congress Party, and the first and only female Prime Minister of India. She was Prime Minister Jawaharal Nehru’s only child, born on November 19, 1917 (Wolpert). At twelve, she became involved in politics by protesting the British Raj. It was during this time that Indira met future husband, Feroze Gandhi (Dommermuth-Costa 33). Later, as her father grew older, Indira Gandhi stepped in as his personal assistant. (Dommermuth-Costa 68). Due to her father 's influence, Indira grew increasingly politically powerful, becoming President of the National Congress Party (NCP) (Dommermuth-Costa 73). Due to her wise economic and political decisions in this position (Dommermuth-Costa…

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  • Indira Gandhi Research Paper

    survived as a free and democratic nation” (Indira Gandhi1). This statement was made by Indira Gandhi, a former prime minister of India. During her time as prime minister, she made a lot of strides toward political and economic independence. Gandhi had an exciting childhood, personal life, and four term political career. On November 19, 1917, Indira Pryadarshini Nehru was born in Allahabad, India. She was the child of Jawaharlal and Kamala Nehru. Her parent was married in 1916, through an…

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  • Indira Gandhi Summary

    individuals UN agency were the victims of 1984 riots. the author witnessed all the destruction that was happening at that point. a picture still haunts him, even once such a lot of years. Not solely the author, however individuals living in several places specially those that live within the streets of city area unit still beneath a trauma. These riots befell within the country following the murder of Indraji. The Prime Minister of India Hindu deity Gandhi was dead by a Sikh bodyguard on thirty…

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  • Analysis Of Midnight's Children

    with a screenplay by Salman Rushdie, a British Indian novelist, produced the film “Midnight’s Children.” Together they brought to the screen a magical yet historical tale on the partition of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. The basis of the film is how the life of Saleem is inseparably linked to the history of India which carries him through a journey full of trials, triumphs and tragedies. This paper focuses on how the film “Midnight’s Children” represents what was brought upon by the partition…

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  • Indira Gandhi Case Study

    Mrs Gandhi herself said in a television interview: "I never felt they look at me as a foreigner. Because I'm not. I am Indian. Mrs Gandhi spent the seventies steeped in Indian Culture. In 1984 Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards in retaliation for her decision to send troops into their holiest shrine, the Golden Temple. In August 2000, Mrs Gandhi became a grandmother for the first time when daughter Priyanka gave birth to a son. Mrs Gandhi is a familiar figure in Amethi, her…

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  • Biographical Sketch Of Jawaharlal Nehru Analysis

    n and Biographical sketch of Jawaharlal Nehru- Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence. He was born on 14 November, 1889, Allahabad. He was educated from Trinity College, Cambridge (1907–1910), Harrow School, City Law School. His father was well-known lawyer named as Motilal Nehru. Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi’s father, was a leader of India’s nationalist movement and became India’s first prime minister…

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  • Indira Gandhi: A Controversial Woman In Power

    Indira Gandhi: A Controversial Woman in Power A fascinating paradox of modern India was the rise to power and the turbulent rule of Indira Gandhi. She was one of the most politically powerful women in the world, and definitely the most powerful in India's history. But she ruled in a country where women lived in poverty, were neglected, and heavily discriminated against. How is that Indira Gandhi was India's prime minister for four terms while most other women in India were unaware they…

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  • Assassination Of Indira Gandhi Case Study

    Chapter : 5 Assassination of Indira Gandhi and Riots against Sikhs Indira Gandhi ordered Indian Army to storm Golden Temple to flush out Jarnail Singh Bhinderanwale and his followers from the temple. Although Operation Blue Star was successful in getting rid of Bhinderanwale but it initiated resentment among the Sikhs against Indira Gandhi. The Times of India published excerpts of an Interview which Mrs. Gandhi gave to BBC reporter on 20th June 1984 with a headline ‘Action against terrorists,…

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  • Indira Gandhi: Mother India Or Tyrant

    Indira Gandhi; Mother India or Tyrant Indira Gandhi leaves a divided legacy. To the poor she is a hero. She is Mother India, who helped the underprivileged with her social welfare programs and the mother of the Green Revolution, which helped make India self-sufficient in grain productions. For others she is the architect of the Emergency, a dark period in India’s history when democracy was suppressed and political enemies we put down or…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Demonetization In India

    than two weeks time will be the Chief Justice of India. The leader of a major political party making such a serious accusation against the Prime Minister would under normal circumstance be no laughing matter, however, in light of the circumstances, it has resulted in nothing more than making the accuser a laughingstock. Perhaps it is the collective laughter of the nation that is causing a few tremors down Tuglak Road. The weak leadership and graft that defined the last government have become…

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