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Indira Gandhi Famous Quotes For Students

Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was the first female Prime Minister of India and central figure of the Indian National Congress party. Indira Gandhi, who served from 1966 to 1977 and then again from 1980 until her assassination in 1984, is the second-longest-serving Prime Minister of India and the only woman to hold the office.

Indira Gandhi Famous Quotes For Students & Children

Date of Birth: 19 November, 1917
Place of Birth: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Parents: Jawaharlal Nehru (father) and Kamala Nehru (mother)
Spouse: Feroze Gandhi
Children: Rajiv Gandhi and Sanjay Gandhi
Education: International School of Geneva, Vishwabharati University, Shantiniketan; Somerville College, Oxford
Association: Indian National Congress
Movement: Indian Independence Movement
Political Ideology: Right winged, Liberal
Religious views: Hinduism
Publications: My Truth (1980), Eternal India (1981)
Passed Away: 31 October, 1984
Memorial: Shakti Sthal, New Delhi

Indira Gandhi Famous Quotes For Students

  • You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.
  • Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
  • The power to question is the basis of all human progress.
  • You must learn to be still in the midst of activity and to be vibrantly alive in repose.
  • Martyrdom does not end something, it only a beginning.
  • If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting, I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying.
  • A nation’s strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others.
  • My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not.
  • There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten.
  • One must beware of ministers who can do nothing without money, and those who want to do everything with money.

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