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Gandhi, Indira

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGandhi, IndiraIndira GandhiGan‧dhi, In‧di‧ra /ˈɡændi $ ˈɡɑːn-, ˈɪndɪə/  (1917–84) an Indian politician who was prime minister of India from 1966–77 and from 1980–84. She was the daughter of India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal nehru, and her son Rajiv Gandhi also became prime minister, but she was not related to Mahatma Gandhi. She was assassinated by one of her bodyguards in 1984.
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