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#The_Iron_Lady
Was she really rigid like #Iron ?
Was she really a #Lady like entity ?

Let's find out with some unknown facts about #INDIRA_GANDHI.

The only daughter of #JawaharlalNehru, Indira Gandhi was destined for politics.
The destiny, many tried to be a part of... !!

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Here are some unknown facts about the Iron Lady of India.

1. Her husband, #FerozeKhan's father, #Nawab_Khan, was a supplier of #wine to her ancestral home at #Allahabad.

2. She fell into a romantic relationship with Feroze Khan who often used to visit her house.

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The secret love affair of hers was revealed by the then Governor of Maharashtra to her father.

3. #Indira Gandhi changed her name to #Maimuna_Baigum in order to get married with Feroze Khan.
But for political motivation never used it.

4. Their marriage took place in London.

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The #1984_Anti_Sikh_Riot, also known as the #1984_Sikh_Massacre, was a series of organised #POGROMS(#नरसंहार) against #Sikhs living in India in response to the assassination of #Indira_Gandhi.
After the assassination of Indira Gandhi on 31 October 1984 by two of her Sikh bodyguards, anti-Sikh riots erupted on 1st Nov. 1984.
Which continued in some areas for several days, killing more than 3,000 Sikhs in Delhi & 8,000 - 17,000 Sikhs were killed in other cities of India.
At least 50,000 Sikhs were displaced.
Sultanpuri, Mangolpuri, Trilokpuri, and other Trans-Yamuna areas of Delhi were the worst affected. Perpetrators carried iron rods, knives, clubs, and combustible material (including kerosene and petrol).
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