Modi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary.

“Tributes to former Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary,” Modi tweeted.

Indira Gandhi was the only child of India’s first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.

Gandhi, the only female who served as Prime Minister of the country was born on November 19, 1917 in Allahabad and served as Prime Minister of India for three consecutive terms from January 1966 to March 1977 and a fourth term from January 14, 1980 until she was assassinated on October 31, 1984.

–IANS

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