Indira Gandhi was a Loved, Hated, and Respected Leader of India

549 WordsJan 28, 20182 Pages
“All my games were political games; I was, like Joan Of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake.” These are meaningful words of the ever so loved, hated, and looked up to woman of India: Indira Gandhi. Indira Ghil;678andhi, as the late prime minister of India, is still is remembered to this day for the impact she had on the world. As the prime minister of India during a time of political turmoil and being a vulnerable target, it was hard for her to use her power for benefits. Although the obstacles that made her struggle, she maintained standing her ground and ended up leading India to where they are today politically. Indira Gandhi was born on November 19, 1917 to Jawaharlal Nehru and Kamala Nehru. Indira was practically born into the political world. Her father, Jawaharlal Nehru, was the first prime minister of India. Indira was constantly around politics and became very used to the idea of what being a prime minister is like. Indira was mostly taught by tutors in her home growing up. When she did attend school it was not year round. This let her spend as much time at home with one on one tutors as much as she needed to. As a child, the only time she was around her father was when he wasn’t away because of his job. Most of her childhood, she was home with her mother, Kamala. It was hard for Indira most of the time because while her father was always working and not home, her mother was bed ridden because of multiple illnesses. Although her mother being sick,
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