Top 9 Powerful Women In 20 th -21st History - Page 8 of 9 - 9facts

Top 9 Powerful Women In 20 th -21st History

#8. Indira Gandhi – Prime Minister, 14 January 1980 – 31 October 1984

Indira Gandhi - Prime Minister, 14 January 1980 – 31 October 1984

“Social change is brought about by those who dare and act, who can think unconventionally and who can court unpopularity.”
Indira was an Indian politician and the only female Prime Minister of India. As the Prime Minister of India, Gandhi was known for her political ruthlessness and unprecedented centralisation of power. She went to war with Pakistan in support of the independence movement and war of independence in East Pakistan, which resulted in an Indian victory and the creation of Bangladesh.

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