Tributes paid to Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary
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PM Narendra Modi and several other political leaders paid tribute to former PM Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth-anniversary today. UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul, former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Vice President Hamid Ansari and former PM Manmohan Singh paid tribute to Indira Gandhi at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi. Indira Gandhi was born on November 19, 1917, in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Paying tributes and homage to former PM Smt #IndiraGandhi ji on her birth anniversary. Her contribution towards nation building was immense. Her great love for the country and dedication towards welfare of people would always be an inspiration. pic.twitter.com/bUuAfnhYw5— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) November 19, 2018
Homage to Indira Gandhi Ji, former Prime Minister of India, on her birth anniversary. National Integration Week begins today. As she did so whole heartedly, let’s work together to keep the spirit of ‘unity in diversity’ alive— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) November 19, 2018
"I cannot understand how anyone can be an Indian and not be proud"— Randeep Singh Surjewala (@rssurjewala) November 19, 2018
My humble homage to Smt. Indira Gandhi who lived and died in the service of the Nation. Her immense contribution in Nation building and preserving the unity integrity of the Nation shall always be remembered. pic.twitter.com/i9s1ukJiiY
Born to Kamala and Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi became India's first and only woman Prime Minister in 1966. As a PM, she was known for her unprecedented centralization of power and was named 'Woman of the Millennium' in an online poll organized by the BBC in 1999. She was assassinated on October 31, 1984, by two of her security guards.