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Indira Gandhi: The Centenary of India’s First Female Prime Minister

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Raghu Rai The funeral is finished, a garbage man collects old newspapers with portraits of Indira, under the watchful eye of a wall poster campaigning for family planning in Delhi. Funeral of Indira Gandhi, (...)
Marilyn Silverstone Indira Gandhi is the daughter and the official hostess of Prime Minister Nehru. She is also a member of Parliament. India. 1960. © Marilyn Silverstone | Magnum Photos
Marilyn Silverstone Indira Gandhi addressing a public meeting at dusk, Panipat, India. 1968. © Marilyn Silverstone | Magnum Photos
Marilyn Silverstone Mrs Indira Gandhi as President of the Indian Congress Committee at their Headquarters, seen working in her office. Behind her on the wall is the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi. India. © Marilyn Silverstone | Magnum Photos
Marilyn Silverstone Indira Gandhi with her grandson Rahul Gandhi, Delhi. India. 19th June 1970. © Marilyn Silverstone | Magnum Photos
Raghu Rai Mother Teresa receiving the Jawaharal Nehru award for International Understanding from Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. © Raghu Rai | Magnum Photos
Raghu Rai Indian politician Indira Gandhi, elected as Prime Minister on January 14th, 1977, after 21 months of repudiated "emergency" exile. Underscoring the extent of her victory, was the election of her so (...)
Marilyn Silverstone Indira Gandhi in an official plane on her way to Jaipur for session of Congress Party. India. 1966. © Marilyn Silverstone | Magnum Photos
Marilyn Silverstone Indira Gandhi at the External Affairs building, with Ministers and her secretariat. India. 1966. © Marilyn Silverstone | Magnum Photos