Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi

In 1975, Indira Gandhi, the Prime Minister of India declared martial law for two years, jailed rival politicians without trial, censored the press, and instituted a compulsory mass-sterilization campaign. She was re-elected and is well-honored by the country even today.

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