- Indira Gandhi was a child of Nehru
- Elected as the leader of the Indian Congress Party in 1955
- Became India's P.M. in 1965
- Declared Martial law in 1975 admits an election scandal
- Lost in the polls in 1977
- Returned in 1980 with a landslide victory
- assassinated in 1984 by one of her owen body guards
- Pushed for the end of poverty and women's rights in India
- Also popular over the exploding of India's first nuclear weapon and their successful war over Pakistan in 1971
Summary: Indira Gandhi was elected the leader of the Indian National Congress and went on to become the Prime minister in 1965. She fought for women's rights and the end of poverty.
Quote:"There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there"
- Indira Gandhi
Question:What if there were no women in the workforce today?