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indira gandhi

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Nicole Orabona

on 8 April 2013

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Early Life Nehru's Before Political Career Marriage Married Feroze Gandhi in 1942
Orthodox Hindu's were didn't agree with the marriage
The two separated during the 1950s
Feroze Gandhi died of a heart attack in 1960 Legacy Sanjay Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi
Indira Awaas Yojana
Indira Gandhi National Airport
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Indira Gandhi Prize Theme Rule With An Iron Hand By Nicole Orabona Indira Gandhi Jawaharal Nehru Born on November 14, 1889
Died on May 27, 1964
Indira Gandhi's Father http://newlotus.buddhistdoor.com/resources/get/36e827a2fe3b4aa77b29aa4df6bcb51a512ed07d/x.jpg Pandit Motilal Nehru Born on May 6, 1861
Died on February 6, 1931
Indira Gandhi's Grandfather http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/multimedia/dynamic/01309/motilal_nehru_jpg_1309923g.jpg Birth Name: Indira Priyadarshini Nehru
Born on November 19, 1917 in Allahabad, India
Studied at Somerville College (University of Oxford) http://www.emersonkent.com/images/indira_gandhi_young.jpg http://www.sikh24.com/wp-content/uploads/Indira_Gandhi_Feroz.jpg Assassination Come To Power Green Revolution National Emergency Congress Party(I) Operation Blue Star Killed on October 31, 1984 "I am alive today, I may not be there tomorrow. I shall continue to serve till my last breath and when I die every drop of my blood will strengthen India and keep a united India alive."
-Indira Gandhi Before:
India was going through a famine.
Heavily relied on foreign nations for food.
Liberalization was occurring in the government
Economy stabilized.
India became self-sufficient.
Government declared an official state of socialism.
Centralized government and better welfare. "A nation's strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not what it can borrow from others"
-Indira Gandhi http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/bd/Samadhi_of_Indira_Gandhi_%28Shakti_Sthala%29.JPG/150px-Samadhi_of_Indira_Gandhi_%28Shakti_Sthala%29.JPG Working member of ruling India National Congress Party in 1955.
Party president in 1959.
Minister of Information and Broadcasting
Prime Minister 1966-1977, 1980-1984.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7d/Indira2.jpg Lasted from 1975 until 1977.
Indira Gandhi ruled by decree.
Known as "Reign of Terror" and India's "blackest hours".
http://www.indiastand.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/8/2010/06/indira_gandhi_06.jpg June 3rd-June 8th, 1984
Golden Temple
Operation Metal
Operation Shop
Operation Woodrose
Over 450 Sikhs were killed
Led to assassination http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/3b/Operation_Bluestar_Aftermath_on_Akal_Takht.jpg In 1978 Congress Party split into Congress Party(I) and Congress Party(O)
Congress Party(O) became ruling party in the gap between Gandhi's rulings
Congress Party(I) won a seat in Lok Sabha, gaining strength
Indira became Prime Minister of India again with her new ruling party, Congress Party(I) "Garibi Hatao" (Remove Poverty)
http://photogallery.indiatimes.com/news/india/remembering-indira-gandhi-1917-1984/Indira-Gandhi-with-her-sons-Rajiv-L-Sanjay-R/photo/5226515/Indira-Gandhi-with-her-sons-Rajiv-L-Sanjay-R.jpg Iron Lady Of India http://photogallery.indiatimes.com/news/india/remembering-indira-gandhi-1917-1984/Prime-Minister-Indira-Gandhi/photo/5226583/Prime-Minister-Indira-Gandhi.jpg
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