Indira Gandhi remembered in DKCC today

6:12 PM, Friday, November 19th, 2010
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Indira Gandhi remembered in DKCCMangalore: DK Congress leaders assembled in DKCC office on Friday and offered floral tributes to late PM Indira Gandhi on her 93rd birth anniversary here. She was ‘Bharat Ratna’ in 1971.

Indira Gandhi remembered in DKCCDKCC Chief B. Ramanath Rai, MLA, Moideen Bawa, Minority leader in DKCC and former Mayor Shashidhar Hegde, paid homage to the greatest woman leader of the Congress and the nation.

Indira Gandhi remembered in DKCCIndira Gandhi, elected to Parliament in 1964, was later elected as Prime Minister – to – be in March 1966. She declared Emergency in 1975, fought against Pak forces in Bangla Desh freedom war (1971) and operated against Sikh militants in Golden Temple in 1984. She was killed in Oct 1984 by 2 bodyguards.

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