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Can you enlist some of Indira Gandhi's achievements to India?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 11 May '12 02:31 pm
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1. The first woman Prime Minister of India.
2. Nationalisation of banks
3. Abolition of privy purses to erstwhile rulers
4. All out help to people of East Pakistan in creation of Bangladesh
5. Made Sikkim a state of India
6. Established very close relations with USSR for support against Pakistan (US was supporting Pak.)
7. Secular person - married a Parsi
8. Brought order in Punjab by defeating Khalistanis
9. She is credited for Shimla Agreement
10. Gave go ahead for 'Smiling Buddha' - the first Indian underground nuclear test near Pokhran ...more
Answered by Francisco, 11 May '12 02:48 pm

 
  
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1. Declared state of Emergency throughout India
2. Split Indian National Congress and created Congress (I) Group
3. Helped to liberate East Pakistan, now Bangladesh, from Pak Supremacy and atrocities over that country
4. Nationalized 14 Major Scheduled Banks
5. Abolished Privy Purse system and other privileges of Maharajas and stripped their Royalty.
6. India became the 6th World Nuclear Power by testing Nuclear with code name Operation Smiling Buddha.
7, Took serious steps against Poverty in India and introduced the famous slogan "Garibi Hatao".
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 12 May '12 01:23 am

 
  
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1.Imposing emergency 2.Putting innocent opposition leaders and even JaiPrakash Narain in jail 3.Opening Swiss bank accounts 4. Killing Nagarwala and Kumarmangalam 5.Promoting Sikh terrorism in Golden temple and many more
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 11 May '12 02:40 pm

 
  
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Indiscipline in the name of 'Antar-atma ki awaz'
Answered by vishwabandhubajpai, 11 May '12 05:36 pm

 
  
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None!
Answered by praveen, 11 May '12 03:57 pm

 
  
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Its all listed on google for anyone to see...
but I will express my personal opinion on one of the steps she took to shake up India from lethargy...
it was the much hated word Emergency....hated because it wanted to herald a change in our theory of democracy....which even today means that politicians and the bureaucracy have the liberty to loot the govt. treasury....and 90% of all funds allotted for the upliftment of society went to their pockets.
And it is this Emergency...so abhorred by all...which can be the only instrument to bring back a semblance of discipline in our work force and a corruption free politcal scenario/ bureaucracy !
She was far ahead of her time when she realised that this was necessary for a short period at least...and Today it has become a necessity without which we as a nation are digging our own graves.
Answered by prasoon, 11 May '12 02:59 pm

 
  
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In my opinion, she was the best prime minister India has had till date..........no one comes closer to what she has achieved for making India what it is today..........
Answered by Incredible Abhi, 11 May '12 07:47 pm

 
  
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Indira Gandhi strengthened the democratic structure and tradition of India. She had tremendous influence on the masses. Among the major achievements of Indira Gandhi as Prime Minister were India's role during the liberation war in Bangladesh including humane handling of refugees and winning of 1971 war against Pakistan. She gave direction to India's economy to reach the declared objectives of democratic socialism and greater social justice for weaker sections. It was under her leadership that the signing of Shimla Pact with Pakistani Premier Z.A. Bhutto and the signing of Indo-Soviet Treaty of Peace, Friendship and Cooperation took place. She nationalised banks, abolished privy purses of maharajas and conducted the first nuclear tests at Pokhran.
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 11 May '12 02:36 pm

 
  
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List will be endless
1. Nationalising of Banks
2. Devalue / putting 500/1000 rs currencies
3. Agreement incapiticating
4. Liberation of Bangladesh
5. Victory over china / Pakistan
6. Presenting india in international scenario - good friend of yasser arafat
7. Going closer with Russia
8. Grooming LTTE and Tamil separatist movement by funding..
9. Consolidating Congress party ...more
Answered by thyagarajan mahadevan, 11 May '12 02:36 pm

 
  
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I dont want to google..

but she was the first lady p.m. of india,
she did many works,
she remains on headline of her time news paper
she was killed at her own house,
her husband, was died in a bomb blast,
he also was a genuine guy,

she also did some criticise work ...more
Answered by harpreet, 11 May '12 02:33 pm

 
  
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