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18 Rare & Unseen Photos of 'Iron Lady' Indira Gandhi

India | News18 | November 19, 2017, 1:41 pm
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 A file picture of Indira Gandhi taken during her visit to an Indian store in Zurich, Switzerland in the 1950s. (Image: AFP)

A file picture of Indira Gandhi taken during her visit to an Indian store in Zurich, Switzerland in the 1950s. (Image: AFP)

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 A rare photograph of Jawaharlal Nehru with his daughter Indira Gandhi. (Image: Getty Images)

A rare photograph of Jawaharlal Nehru with his daughter Indira Gandhi. (Image: Getty Images)

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 Zhou Enlai (1898-1975), one of the leaders of the Chinese Communist Party, with Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru during his state visit in China on 12 October 1954. (Image: AFP)

Zhou Enlai (1898-1975), one of the leaders of the Chinese Communist Party, with Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru during his state visit in China on 12 October 1954. (Image: AFP)

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 Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in conversation with his daughter Indira Gandhi and a guest during his official visit Paris, France. (Image: AFP)

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in conversation with his daughter Indira Gandhi and a guest during his official visit Paris, France. (Image: AFP)

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 'Iron Lady' Indira Gandhi celebrates her victory after 1959 elections. She was elected as the President of the Congress Party of India. (Image: AFP)

'Iron Lady' Indira Gandhi celebrates her victory after 1959 elections. She was elected as the President of the Congress Party of India. (Image: AFP)

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 A rare and unseen photograph of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter Indira Gandhi. (Image: AFP)

A rare and unseen photograph of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter Indira Gandhi. (Image: AFP)

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 Indira Gandhi paying her last respects to her father Jawaharlal Nehru. (Image: AFP)

Indira Gandhi paying her last respects to her father Jawaharlal Nehru. (Image: AFP)

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 Indira Gandhi and Morarji Desai exchange greetings just after her appointment as Prime Minister of India on 19 January 1966. The only child of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India, Indira Gandhi was Prime Minister of India from 19 January 1966 to 24 March 1977 and from 14 January 1980 until her assassination on 31 October 1984, by her own two Sikh bodyguards, Beant Singh and Satwant Singh. (Image: AFP)

Indira Gandhi and Morarji Desai exchange greetings just after her appointment as Prime Minister of India on 19 January 1966. The only child of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India, Indira Gandhi was Prime Minister of India from 19 January 1966 to 24 March 1977 and from 14 January 1980 until her assassination on 31 October 1984, by her own two Sikh bodyguards, Beant Singh and Satwant Singh. (Image: AFP)

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 An undated photo of Indira Gandhi visiting the Talkatora Gardens in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)

An undated photo of Indira Gandhi visiting the Talkatora Gardens in New Delhi. (Image: AFP)

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 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi (C) with American president Lyndon B. Johnson during the dinner gala organised at the White House in Washington. (Image: AFP)

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi (C) with American president Lyndon B. Johnson during the dinner gala organised at the White House in Washington. (Image: AFP)

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 Indira Gandhi is all smiles post her re-election as Prime Minister of India in 1971. (Image: AFP)

Indira Gandhi is all smiles post her re-election as Prime Minister of India in 1971. (Image: AFP)

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 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi during her official visit in Paris in November 1971. (Image: AFP)

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi during her official visit in Paris in November 1971. (Image: AFP)

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 File photo of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and Pakistani President Zulfikar Alî Bhutto exchanging greetings in Shimla. Bhutto visited India to meet Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and negotiated a formal peace agreement and the release of 93,000 Pakistani prisoners of war. The two leaders signed the Shimla Agreement, which committed both nations to establish a Line of Control in Kashmir and obligated them to resolve disputes peacefully through bilateral talks. (Image: AFP)

File photo of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and Pakistani President Zulfikar Alî Bhutto exchanging greetings in Shimla. Bhutto visited India to meet Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and negotiated a formal peace agreement and the release of 93,000 Pakistani prisoners of war. The two leaders signed the Shimla Agreement, which committed both nations to establish a Line of Control in Kashmir and obligated them to resolve disputes peacefully through bilateral talks. (Image: AFP)

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 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and President of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto shake hands after signing an agreement in the Governor's Mansion in Shimla, India on 28 June 1978. After several days of talks, the agreement calls for the withdrawal of forces from their borders and renunciation of the use of force. (Image: AP)

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and President of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto shake hands after signing an agreement in the Governor's Mansion in Shimla, India on 28 June 1978. After several days of talks, the agreement calls for the withdrawal of forces from their borders and renunciation of the use of force. (Image: AP)

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 India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi with Roman Catholic nun Mother Teresa in New Delhi on 18 November 1972. (Image: AFP)

India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi with Roman Catholic nun Mother Teresa in New Delhi on 18 November 1972. (Image: AFP)

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 A rare picture of former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi in 1974. (Image: AFP)

A rare picture of former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi in 1974. (Image: AFP)

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 India Gandhi with former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in New Delhi on November 29, 1983. (Image: Reuters)

India Gandhi with former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in New Delhi on November 29, 1983. (Image: Reuters)

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 Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi with her son Rajiv Gandhi during a Congress Party meeting in New Delhi in 1984. (Image: AFP)

Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi with her son Rajiv Gandhi during a Congress Party meeting in New Delhi in 1984. (Image: AFP)