New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes on the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi today. On this occasion, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, and party leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi paid their tributes to Indira Gandhi at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.
Indira Gandhi was the first and only woman Prime Minister of India. She became the Prime Minister in 1966 after Lal Bahadur Shastri’s death. Indira Gandhi, born on the 19th of November 1917, served as the Prime Minister from January 1966 to March 1977 and again from January 1980 until her assassination in October 1984. She had also served as the Minister of Information and Broadcast in the Lal Bahadur Shastri government.