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Indira Gandhi Memorial Day: Former PM's rare and unseen photos

Updated on: 30 October,2023 02:28 PM IST  |  Mumbai
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On the occasion of the death anniversary of the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's, let us explore a few rare photographs showcasing India's first and only female Prime Minister

Indira Gandhi Memorial Day: Former PM's rare and unseen photos

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On the occasion of the death anniversary of the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's, let us explore a few rare photographs showcasing India's first and only female Prime Minister. She was also known as the 'Iron Lady of India.' On October 31, 1984, the Indian Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, met her untimely demise, a victim of assassination by two of her Sikh bodyguards. The assassination sent shockwaves throughout India, leading to riots in several parts of the country.


She was a dynamic and influential figure in Indian politics, known for her strong leadership and dedication to the country.



This picture taken 21 March 1977 shows Indian prime Minister Indira Gandhi with her two sons Rajiv (L) and Sanjay in New Delhi

Picture taken on February 21, 1975 at New Delhi showing Prince Charles of Wales with Indian Prime minister Indira Gandhi

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (C), is flanked by President of India Giani Zail Singh (L) and Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi (R), on November 30, 1982 in New Delhi during his official visit to India

Pakistani President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (C) shakes hands with India' Prime Minister Indira Gandhi 28 June 1972 in Shimla

A large crowd attends the cremation ceremony of the slain Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, on November 03, 1984 in Shanti-Van

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