Yesenia A-B

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Yesenia A-B

Indira Gandhi

How has Indira impacted the Indian Subcontient?

Indira had done a huge impact in India because she was the Prime Minister of India from 1966-1977 and 1980-1984. She was very well known because she was the daughter of India's first prime Independent minister, Jawaharalal Nehru. She was India's first women to be the Prime minister. Also she made India the fastest growing country in economics. After her death everything went back to the way it use to be.

Birth and DeathBirth name: Indira PriadarshiniBorn: November 17,1917Birthplace: Allahabad, IndiaDied (assassinated) October 31,1984Assassinated by by her two body guards, Satwant Singh and Beant Singh. She died on her way to the All India Institute of Medical Science.

Indira had two son's Rajiv Gandhi (b.1944) and Sonjay (b.1946. Sonjay was killed in an airplane crashing in 1980. Rajiv died in a bombing in1991.

Indira was married to Feroze Gandhi, from 1942-1960. Her husband suffered from a heart attac in1958. The second one he suffered from was in 1960, where he died at the Willingdon Hospital, now called Ram Monohar.

Indira was the daughterof Kamala Nehru and India's first Independent Prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.


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