Essay on “Indira Gandhi-The Iron Lady”
Indira Gandhi was the Prime Minister of India. She made India a strong country and worked towards peace in the world. She was born in Allahabad (U.P.) on 19th November 1917 and was the only child of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Kamala Nehru. She studied at Pune, Shantiniketan, Switzerland, and England.
She came from a family of fighters who did everything in their power to free India from the British rule. She married Feroz Gandhi. Her two sons, Rajiv, and Sanjay Gandhi also joined politics. Rajiv became Prime Minister of India, like his mother, while Sanjay Gandhi died young. Indira Gandhi was known as the ‘Iron Lady of Asia’ because she was courageous and feared none. She was killed by her own guards on 31st October 1984.