Indira Gandhi “Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave” The charismatic former prime minister of India for a total of 15 years, Gandhi paved the way for democracy in India until her assassination in 1984.
28. "Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave." - Indira Gandhi (1917-1984)-Indira Gandhi served India as the Prime Minister for 15 years. She paved the way for democracy in India until her assassination in 1984.
Indira Gandhi (1917-1984) Source: iloveindia.com She continues to be named as one of the most powerful women of her times. Indira was born into a illustrious family. Her father Sri Jawahar Lal Nehru became the first Prime Minister of India. Her family had the blessings of Mahatma Gandhi. 1966 when she ascended to power, India was in shambles. The war with China had drained the country. Social problem plagued the scenario. She ruled India for the next 2 decades. She was assasinated in 1984.