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As today is Anniversary of the former P.M. Indira Gandhi's death, can you give a brief note about her in two lines?

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Asked by Joseph Chacko, 31 Oct '11 09:15 am
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A determined lady, in privy purse, bank nationlization, Pak and Bangla desh war, determined let come what may. never seen a long procession paying homage to her on her death. soory exceeded TWO lines.
Answered by sharad sharad, 31 Oct '11 09:50 am

 
  
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Indira Gandhi was also the only Indian Prime Minister to have declared a state of emergency in order to 'rule by decree' and the only Indian Prime Minister to have been imprisoned after holding that office.
Answered by anantharaman, 31 Oct '11 11:18 am

 
  
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The Pakistan army conducted widespread atrocities against the civilian populations of East Pakistan. An estimated 10 million refugees fled to India, causing financial hardship and instability in the country. The United States under Richard Nixon supported Pakistan, and mooted a UN resolution warning India against going to war. Nixon apparently disliked Indira personally, referring to her as a "witch" and "clever fox" in his private communication with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (now released by the State Department). Indira signed the Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation, resulting in political support and a Soviet veto at the UN. India was victorious in the 1971 war, and Bangladesh was born.
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Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 31 Oct '11 09:31 am

 
  
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Indira Gandhi was almost a dictator in her days and acted like a tyrant during emergency which was declared in 1076-77. This can never be forgotten, when Jayaprakash Narayan spearheaded a movement of awareness all over the country and Indira Gandhi declared a state of internal emergency, jailed all the good samaritans. After this congress was routed from power and Janata Party came to power under the Prime Ministership of Morarji Desai. The two years ruled by him was a Golden Era for India.

Indira Gandhi's assassination is not worth remembering in my opinion. Instead of it, today is the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Iron Man of India, the man who fought for freedom and stood like a rock behind Mahatma Gandhi, and when he was made Home Minister solved some problems with much ease, like annexing of Hyderabad, Goa and other small places. He was responsible for reorganisation of states and had he been made the Prime Minister instead of Jawaharlal Nehru, today ...more
Answered by Seshadri Srinivasan, 31 Oct '11 09:24 am

 
  
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She was a bitch. That is as succinct as I can get.
Answered by Mogumbo, 12 Dec '11 11:17 pm

 
  
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