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Congress Party leader Pramod Tiwari pays floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary at Anand Bhawan, in Prayagraj.

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Indian National Trade Union Congress members pay floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, in Kolkata.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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Congress activists pay tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary, in Kolkata.

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Congress workers stage a protest against the new farm laws on the 36th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, in Shimla.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi pays tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her martyrdom day, at Indira Gandhi Memorial in New Delhi.

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A Congress worker pays tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra pays tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her martyrdom day, at Indira Gandhi Memorial in New Delhi.

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Congress leader Ajay Maken (2R) along with others pays tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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A Congress worker pays tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra pays tribute to her grandmother and former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi,

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Members of All India Anti Terrorist Front (AIATF) pay tribute to former prime minister late Indira Gandhi on the eve of her 35th death anniversary, in Amritsar. Gandhi was assasinated by her Sikh bodyguards on Oct. 31, 1984 in the aftermath of Operation Blue Star.

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In this file photo, Rajiv Gandhi, P.V. Narasimha Rao and Indira Gandhi at an AICC session

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In this undated file photo former prime minister late Indira Gandhi addresses jawans in Leh in 1971.

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Congress party workers pay homage to former prime minister the late Indira Gandhi on her 102nd birth anniversary at Anand Bhawan, in Prayagraj

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi views photographs displayed during the commemorative programme "Indira ek Soach", organised on the occasion of 102nd birth anniversary of late prime minister Indira Gandhi, at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum in New Delhi

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Artists perform during the commemorative programme "Indira ek Soach", organised on the occasion of her 102nd birth anniversary, at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former vice-president Hamid Ansari, former PM Manmohan Singh, Gursharan Kaur and other leaders during the commemorative programme "Indira ek Soach", organised on the occasion of her 102nd birth anniversary, at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum in New Delhi.

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Former PM Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rajya Sabha Dy Chairman HN Singh and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and other leaders after paying tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at the Centrall Hall of Parliament House in New Delhi

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Former PM Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Senior BJP leader LK Advani Singh and Ghulam Nabi Azad after paying tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at the Centrall Hall of Parliament House in New Delhi

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Congress supporters hold posters of the party's great leaders while paying tribute to former PM the late Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi

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Congress leaders and supporters pay tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi

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Mallikarjun Kharge, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhry and other Congress leaders pay tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi with other leader after paying tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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Former Vice President Hamid Ansari pays tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh pays tribute to the late Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee pays floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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Participants run during an event organised to mark the birth anniversary of former Prime minister of Indira Gandhi, in front of Anand Bhawan in Prayagraj

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi pays floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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JKPCC President G A Mir along with his party workers pay floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary, in Jammu.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath along with senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh and others take oath during a tribute-paying ceremony to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary, at PCC headquarters in Bhopal.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi pays tribute to the former prime minister the late Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust in New Delhi.

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Former PM Manmohan Singh pays tribute to the former prime minister the late Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust in New Delhi.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar pays floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary, in Patna.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot pays tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary at Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi.

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Former vice president Hamid Ansari pays tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary at Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi.

Former president Pranab Mukherjee pays tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary at Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi pays floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary at Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi.

Former PM Manmohan Singh pays tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary at Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh at the commemorative programme 'Living in harmony: Expression through Art' on the occasion of 101st birth anniversary celebration of late prime minister Indira Gandhi, at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, in New Delhi.

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Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi poses for a photograph with the artists at the commemorative programme 'Living in harmony : Expression through Art' on the occasion of 101st birth anniversary celebration of late prime minister Indira Gandhi, at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi poses for a photograph with the artists at the commemorative programme 'Living in harmony : Expression through Art' on the occasion of 101st birth anniversary celebration of late prime minister Indira Gandhi, at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, in New Delhi.

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Artists perform on the occasion of 101st birth anniversary celebration of late prime minister Indira Gandhi, at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum, in New Delhi.

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Congress president Niranjan Patnaik along with party workers pays floral tribute to former prime minister the late Indira Gandhi on occasion of her 101st birth anniversary in Bhubaneswar.

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Congress party workers pay homage to former prime minister the late Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi on the her 101st birth anniversary at historical Anand Bhawan in Allahabad.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee pays floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi pay floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh pays floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 101st birth anniversary, at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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Participants run during 34th Akhil Bharatiya Indira Marathon organised to mark the birth anniversary of late Indira Gandhi, in Allahabad.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and former Congress president Sonia Gandhi during the 101st birth anniversary celebration of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi pays floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary at Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi. Former prime minister Manmohan Singh is also seen.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee, former vice-president Hamid Ansari, former Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi attend a prayer meeting at the memorial of former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary at Indira Gandhi Memorial, in New Delhi.

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Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi pays floral tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary at Indira Gandhi Memorial, in New Delhi.

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Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi leave after attending a prayer meeting at the memorial of former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 34th death anniversary at Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi.

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The central figure in the dynasty that has captured Congress

In 1959, Nehru made his daughter Indira Congress president

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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi paying homage to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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BJP veteran LK Advani and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi exchange greetings after paying tributes to the former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, BJP veteran LK Advani, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and other leaders after paying tributes to the former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi speaks after paying homage to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary at Indira Gandhi Memorial in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, party vice-president Rahul Gandhi and JDU leader Sharad Yadav and others while paying homage to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary at Indira Gandhi Memorial in New Delhi.

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Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi pays homage to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary, at Indira Gandhi Memorial in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi pays homage to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary at Indira Gandhi Memorial in New Delhi.

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MGR meets PM Indira Gandhi at New Delhi in 1983 amid the Sri Lankan crisis

Chaudhary Charan Singh (left) was prime minister from July 1979 to January 1980, preceding Indira Gandhi’s (right) ­return to power

Indira Gandhi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto sign the Shimla Agreement, 1972

In 1977 at the Shah Commission, which was constituted to inquire into the ­excesses during Emergency

In the midst of Congress ministers as head of the government

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A 1966 portrait, the year she became the Prime Minister

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With PM and father Jawaharlal Nehru in 1961

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Actress and Congress party leader Nagma during a programme organised as part of the birth centenary celebrations of the former prime minister Indira Gandhi, in Meerut.

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We mistook the pair for real—that is Indira and Sanjay Gandhi whispering toge­ther in that fam­ous photo. Except that they aren’t the real article—they’re Supriya Vinod and Neil Nitin Mukesh in Indu Sarkar, playing mother and son in a movie about the Emergency. Last heard, the Congress wants an advance viewing!

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Mohammad Ali seen with Indira Gandhi

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A file photo of late former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi with Heavyweight boxing legend Muhammad Ali, an icon of the 20th Century who had been battling Parkinson's disease for decades, died in a hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.

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People talk next to the mural depicting Indira Gandhi and Cuban leader Fidel Castro, in the Bulgarian village of Staro Zhelezare.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi with party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi during birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi greets party workers during birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at Shakti Sthal, in New Delhi.

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Students pay floral tributes to Indira Gandhi on her 98th birth anniversary at Anand Bhawan, in Allahabad.

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Indira Gandhi with Sanjay

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Shouldering responsibility Rajiv leads Indira’s funeral procession

Family photo The Nehru-Gandhis at 1, Safdarjung Road

Feb 25, 1968 The newlyweds with Indira and the Mainos

A lasting bond Sonia with her prime minister mother-in-law

President, Pranab Mukherjee paying floral tributes at the memorial of the former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi, on her 97th Birth Anniversary, in New Delhi.

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People paying tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on the occasion of her 97th birth anniversary at Anand Bhawan in Allahabad.

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President, Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President, Mohd. Hamid Ansari, the former Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and other dignitaries at the Sarva Dharma Prarthana Sabha, at Shakti Sthal, the Samadhi of former Prime Minister, Late Indira Gandhi, on her 97th Birth Anniversary, in Delhi.

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Indira Gandhi and her son Sanjay Gandhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi release balloons at Shanti Van, the Samadhi of the former Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 124th birth anniversary, in Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi release balloons at Shanti Van, the Samadhi of the former Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his 124th birth anniversary, in Delhi on November 14, 2013.

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In a different mould Feroze Gandhi with a young Rajiv Gandhi, after seeing off Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi at Palam airport in Delhi. With him are Vijayalakshmi Pandit’s daughters Rita (left) and Chandralekha.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi paying tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 30th Death Anniversary at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi meeting supporters after paying tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 30th Death Anniversary at Shakti Sthal in New Delhi.

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Veteran congress party leaders offer their floral tributes at the spot where former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi.

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A Congress party worker shouts slogans as he marches in a rally to mark the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, in New Delhi.

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From left, Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi, party President Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh, President of India Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and former Delhi state chief minister Shiela Dikshit attend a prayer meeting to observe the death anniversary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi in New Delhi.

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Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi attends a prayer meeting to observe the death anniversary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, in New Delhi.

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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi attends a prayer meeting to observe the death anniversary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, in New Delhi

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