New Delhi, Nov 19: An inspiration to millions, an aura of real freedom, a leader, a reformer, and a lady with exceptional political skills. She was called, "The Iron lady of India". The nation remembers the former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary every year on 31st October. She was India’s first woman prime minister and served the country from 1966 to 1976 and from 1980 to 1984. She was an eminent figure of Indian National Congress. A slew of reforms were introduced in India under her leadership.
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was an Indian politician, stateswoman and a central figure of the Indian National Congress. She was the first and, to date, the only female Prime Minister of India. Indira Gandhi was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India. Despite her surname Gandhi, she is not related to the family of Mahatma Gandhi; Gandhi is a common surname in Gujarat. She served as Prime Minister from January 1966 to March 1977 and again from January 1980 until her assassination in October 1984, making her the second longest-serving Indian Prime Minister after her father.
Let us take a look at some of her rare and never seen before pictures of Indira Gandhi: