Indira Gandhi Quote


Indira Gandhi
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Quoted in Indira's Coup, profile by Oriana Fallaci, The New York Review of Books (September 18, 1975). Also in: "Gandhi's Children" (Universe Books, 1983) by Trevor Fishlock, p. 94 - ISBN: 9780876634363
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My father was a statesman, I'm a political woman. My father was a saint. I'm not.  - Indira Gandhi
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Born: November 19, 1917

Died: October 31, 1984 (aged 66)

Nationality: Indian

Occupation: Statesman

Bio: Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was an Indian politician who served as the third Prime Minister of India for three consecutive terms and a fourth term. Gandhi was the second female head of government in the world after Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka, and she remains as the world's second longest serving female Prime Minister as of 2012. She was the first woman to become prime minister in India.

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