PANAJI: Remembering Former Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi on her 104th birth anniversary, Goa Pradesh Youth Congress organized a photo exhibition “India’s Indira” over formers’ life, which was inaugurated by former Union Minister AICC Senior Observer (Goa), Shri. P Chidambaram in Panaji.
Around 150 feet long photo gallery, along river Mandovi opposite to Dempo House will be opened till 29th November for the public.
The Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President, Shri. Girish Chodankar, Working President Shri Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco, GPYC President Shri Varad Mardolkar, Mahila president Beena Naik, Uday Madkaikar, Tony Rodrigues, Surendra Furtado, Akhilesh Yadav, Rudolph Fernandes, Nazir Khan, Tulio D Souza, former minister Sangeeta Parab and other Congress leaders were present on the occasion.
The photographs displayed in the gallery traces Smt. Indira Gandhi’s journey in public life from being childhood to her becoming the Congress President, Minister, and eventually Prime Minister. This rare collection gives a glimpse of the Nehru-Gandhi family and Smt. Gandhi’s numerous achievements such as Liberation of Bangladesh War, Bank Nationalisation, Ending Privy Purses, and call for Eradication of poverty.
It also gives a sneak peek of her family life – her father and India’s First PM Shri Jawaharlal Nehru and sons – Rajiv and Sanjay Gandhi.