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  • India
    Wednesday Jan 2, 1980

    Indira Gandhi

    The 1980 Elections

    India
    Wednesday Jan 2, 1980

    Before the 1980 elections Gandhi approached the then Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, Syed Abdullah Bukhari and entered into an agreement with him on the basis of 10-point programme to secure the support of the Muslim votes. In the elections held in January, Congress returned to power with a landslide majority.




  • New Delhi, India
    Sunday Jun 22, 1980

    Indira Gandhi

    son's Death

    New Delhi, India
    Sunday Jun 22, 1980

    On 23 June, Gandhi's son Sanjay was killed in an air crash while performing an aerobatic manoeuvre in New Delhi.




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