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    Posted by Ayushi on February 16, 2024 at 6:02 pm

    Indira Gandhi was the first female prime minister of India, she served for how many complete terms?

    Dikshu replied 1 month, 3 weeks ago 2 Members · 1 Reply
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    Indira Gandhi served as the Prime Minister of India for a total of four terms. Her terms in office were as follows:

    January 24, 1966, to March 24, 1977: Indira Gandhi served her first term as Prime Minister from 1966 to 1977. During this period, she implemented various social and economic reforms, including the nationalization of banks and the abolition of princely privileges.

    January 14, 1980, to October 31, 1984: After a brief period of political turmoil and the imposition of the Emergency, Indira Gandhi returned to power in 1980 and began her second term as Prime Minister. During this term, she focused on economic development and foreign policy.

    January 24, 1980, to January 24, 1985: In 1984, Indira Gandhi won a landslide victory in the general elections and started her third term as Prime Minister. However, her tenure was tragically cut short when she was assassinated on October 31, 1984.

    January 14, 1985, to October 31, 1989: After her assassination, Rajiv Gandhi, Indira Gandhi’s son, succeeded her as the Prime Minister. He won the general elections and completed the remaining term of his mother, serving as the Prime Minister until 1989.

    In summary, Indira Gandhi served as the Prime Minister of India for four complete terms, from 1966 to 1977 and from 1980 to 1984.

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