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Indira Gandhi

Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was the first and till date the only female Prime Minister of the India. India flourished under the leader ship of this iron woman of the country. Indira Gandhi ran the government of the country for three consecutive terms from 1966 to 1977 and for a fourth term from 1980 until her assassination in 1984.

Indira Gandhi introduced economic policies and promoted agricultural productivity, which helped in drifting the economy of the country. She also wisely handled the crucial situations of the country at the time of Indo Pak war of 1971 and firmly took the decision about the separate country of Bangladesh.

Few of the other important decisions in favor of the country were starting of National Nuclear Program in 1967, Intense Agricultural District Program (IADP) or Green revolution from 1960, White Revolution etc

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