What are the achievement of Indira Gandhi?

March 18, 2020 Off By idswater

What are the achievement of Indira Gandhi?

Gandhi’s biggest achievement following the 1971 election came in December 1971 with India’s decisive victory over Pakistan in the Indo-Pakistani War that occurred in the last two weeks of the Bangladesh Liberation War, which led to the formation of independent Bangladesh.

What is Indira Gandhi’s real name?

Indira Priyadarshini Nehru
Indira Gandhi/Full name

Why did Indira Gandhi got Bharat Ratna?

Giri conferred this award to Indira Gandhi for steering India to victory in the 14-day-long 1971 war with Pakistan over East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). President V. V. Giri took full responsibility for conferring the honour to Indira.

At what age Indira Gandhi died?

66 years (1917–1984)
Indira Gandhi/Age at death

Who is the first woman awarded Bharat Ratna?

Indira Gandhi Known as the “Iron Lady of India”, Gandhi was the Prime Minister of India during 1966–77 and 1980–84.

Who killed Beant Singh Chief Minister?

Balwant Singh Rajoana is the prime accused and convicted for the assassination of Beant Singh (former Chief Minister of Punjab) on 31 August 1995. Rajoana was sentenced to death on 1 August 2007 by a special CBI court in Chandigarh.

Who was the leader of the independence movement in India?

Mahatma Gandhi was the most prominent leader of the Indian Independence movement and he is unofficially referred to as ‘Father of the Nation’ in India. India gained its independence on 15th August 1947 but it was accompanied by partition of British India into sovereign states of India and Pakistan.

Who was known as the Iron Lady of India?

Check out this biography to get details about her childhood, life, works, achievements & timeline. Popularly known as the ‘Iron Lady of India,’ Indira Gandhi earned a formidable reputation across the globe as a stateswoman.

What did Indira Nooyi do for the country?

Green Revolution : During the rule of Mrs. Gandhi, India witnessed a remarkable growth in the field of agriculture. India became self-reliant because of this revolution. The India which imported agriculture products outside of India became a exporter under her regime.

What was the outcome of the Quit India Movement?

Though Quit India Movement was successfully supressed by the British, they realized it was now impossible to rule India. At the end of Second World War, British indicated that power would soon be transferred to India. Gandhi called off the struggle and around 100,000 political prisoners were released.