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Gandhi

1. Indira (Priyadarshini) , daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru. 1917--84, Indian stateswoman; prime minister of India (1966--77; 1980--84); assassinated
2. Mohandas Karamchand , known as Mahatma Gandhi. 1869--1948, Indian political and spiritual leader and social reformer. He played a major part in India's struggle for home rule and was frequently imprisoned by the British for organizing acts of civil disobedience. He advocated passive resistance and hunger strikes as means of achieving reform, campaigned for the untouchables, and attempted to unite Muslims and Hindus. He was assassinated by a Hindu extremist
3. Rajiv , son of Indira Gandhi. 1944--91, Indian statesman; prime minister of India (1984--89); assassinated
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New Delhi [India], Jan 30 ( ANI ): Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday paid tribute to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 70th death anniversary, here at Rajghat.
Sonia Gandhi knew the charge which was made against her.
The massacre of scores of Indians by the British Army in 1919 was when he fully entered the movement led by Mahatma Gandhi, giving up his career in law, and his anglicized lifestyle, which was common to wealthy Indian families at the time.
I would also like to thank all our volunteers, supporters and "Gandhi" families for their enthusiasm to support and promote our cultural, educational, social and community affairs" said by Hitesh Gandhi, Upcoming president of Gandhi Samaj of Chicago.
India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, groomed his daughter Indira Gandhi to the position.
After 19 years at the helm, when Sonia Gandhi stepped aside for son Rahul to accept the stewardship of the Congress, it marked the anointment of the fourth generation of the Nehru-Gandhi clan to lead the oldest political party in the world's largest democracy.
As the party prepares for Rahul Gandhi to formally be made President tomorrow, there has been talk of whether his mother would formally be made a sort of political chairman emeritus.
Rahul Gandhi has already made secularism as his plank.
IC: Rahul Gandhi is expected to take over the party reins in few days' time, as reports indicate.
New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh and former president Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday paid tributes to Indira Gandhi on her 33rd death anniversary.
A new statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in Parliament Square yesterday by Prime Minister David Cameron and Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley.