New Delhi, Oct.31 (ANI): On the occasion of 25th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, a two-day exhibition has been organised in the national capital.
Organised by the Delhi Government at the Ramlila Ground, the exhibition showcases Indira Gandhi's photographs since she was a three-year-old to her days of yore. It offers a glimpse of Indira's college days, her marriage, her family and various other aspect of her personal life.
One gets to watch the pictorial presentation throwing light on Indira's personal belongings; her writing and the school Indira studied at. The exhibition also showcases Indira Gandhi while taking oath as the Prime Minister, engrossed in work at her office, her public appearances and spending time with general public.
The exhibition seems an attempt to inspire the audience through the glimpses of Indira personal and political life.
"It has been 25 years since Indira Ji went for her heavenly abode. This exhibition has been put to re-live her fond memories by the way of photographs. A film is being shown too. This exhibition aims at reliving and reminiscing Indira Ji's memories. She has left an everlasting impression on the people which will stay forever. Her name is recorded in golden letters in the history of India. It is an effort to showcase the major highlights of her life and send it across to the public. So that the people remember her and take inspiration from her life," said Shiela Dikshit, Delhi's Chief Minister.
The exhibition has drawn students from across the city.
Born on November 19, 1917 in Allahabad city of Uttar Pradesh, Indira was the only child of Jawahar Lal Nehru, country's first Prime minister.
Following the death of Prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri in 1966, Indira was elected Prime Minister and became the first woman Prime Minister who went to be known as the 'Iron lady' of the country.
On Oct.31, 1984, her two Sikh bodyguards assassinated Indira Gandhi. By Neha Bareja (ANI)