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Indira GandhuIn 1966, the only daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, became the first woman prime minister of India. Mrs Gandhi led the nation into a new period of enlightenment by pursuing Bapu's policy of brahmacharya, meaning "control of the senses in thought, word and deed”. No better demonstration could be given that her survival from a hail of bullets from her Sikh bodyguards in New Delhi in 1984. She had after all since Bapu survive a similiar attempt on his life in 1948.
Indira Gandhu - Prime Minister
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