- Indira (Priyadarshini) (ɪnˈdɪərə, ˈɪndərə), daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru. 1917–84, Indian stateswoman;
prime minister of India (1966–77; 1980–84); assassinated
- Mohandas Karamchand (ˌməʊhənˈdʌs ˌkʌrəmˈtʃʌnd), known as Mahatma Gandhi. 1869–1948, Indian political and spiritual leader and social reformer. He played a
major part in India's struggle for home rule and was frequently imprisoned by the
British for organizing acts of civil disobedience. He advocated passive resistance
and hunger strikes as means of achieving reform, campaigned for the untouchables,
and attempted to unite Muslims and Hindus. He was assassinated by a Hindu extremist
- Rajiv (ræˈdʒiːv), son of Indira Gandhi. 1944–91, Indian statesman; prime minister of India
Example Sentences Including 'Gandhi'
Gandhi was imprisoned for a time, the first of several arrests.
The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century
Her mouth was as dry as Gandhi 's sandal and her vision was impaired.
PS, I LOVE YOU (2004)
In 1919, Nehru joined the Indian National Congress, led by Mohandas K. Gandhi.
In the late 1980s, allegations of corruption and arrogance diminished Gandhi 's popularity.
Just some ordinary prince who's not sure what life will be like for him when the Gandhi wallahs take over.
Tank of Serpents
Sir Ben already has a Best Actor Oscar for 1982 movie Gandhi.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
Taking the letter as a personal attack, Mrs Gandhi stunned Congress on Monday by resigning.
The exhibition, presented in association with Art Indus, is on till March 5 at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.
India Today (2000)
You couldn't have a political programme that required everybody, including yourself, to be Mahatma Gandhi.
PROSPECT HILL (2003)
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