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A Tribute to Indira Gandhi on her 100th anniversary

Discussion in 'National Politics' started by Golden_Rule, Nov 19, 2017.

  1. Golden_Rule

    Golden_Rule Lieutenant FULL MEMBER

    May 1, 2013
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    Achievements of Indira Gandhi:

    1969 - Banks Nationalization
    1971 - Breaking of Pakistan
    1971 - Abolish Privy purse
    1971 - Nationalization of coal, steel, copper, refining, cotton textiles, and insurance industries
    1973 - Nationalization of Oil companies
    1974 - Pokhran Nuclear tests, Smiling Buddha
    - Enforcement of land ceilings and redistribution of agriculture land
    - Abolition of bonded labor
    - Completely crushing militant Communist uprisings
    - Retaliatory IA and IAF strikes against Mizo uprising, insurgency in Nagaland
    - Overcoming Khalistan mlitancy, Operation Blue Star, Golden Temple
    - Assimilation of Sikkim with India
    - Operation Meghdoot, Siachen conflict
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  2. Guynextdoor

    Guynextdoor Lt. Colonel SENIOR MEMBER

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    Enormously important administrtion
  3. omya

    omya Lt. Colonel ELITE MEMBER

    Jan 27, 2013
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    1974 - Emergency Rule :pleasantry:
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  4. Lion of Rajputana

    Lion of Rajputana Captain FULL MEMBER

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    Since when is Nationalization an achievement? She continued her father's legacy of turning India into a piss poor, third world, centralized Socialist State, directly leading India to the brink of bankruptcy in 1991 and laid the foundations of the povertarian and votebank politics that are inescapable for all political parties to this day. Even BJP can't come to power without pandering to lower castes and giving out freebies.

    Who is going to list Emergency? Who is going to list the tradition/culture of authoritarianism and nepotism/dynasty in Indian politics? You talk about overcoming Khalistan militancy? She created the bloody insurgency and Bhindranwale in the first place. She totally mishandled the Northeast, and she created lasting problems and a basis for militancy in Kashmir which you also ignored.

    When will people stop wrongly glorifying and airbrushing the legacy of Indira Gandhi?
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  5. Jamwal

    Jamwal FULL MEMBER

    Oct 31, 2017
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    1. Annexation of Turtuk, Tyakshi and other areas permanently annexed from Pakistan (Laddakah area)

    These areas were Pak territories before 1971 war and now controlled by India captured by Ladakh scouts.


    Capture of key Pakistani post in Poonch sector of LoC (then CFL). Post including Nangi Tekri has now a Tiranga flying over it.

    3. Op Meghdoot an unique mountain warfare military ops unprecedented in modern warfare history

    4. Stand up to a super Power bully USA dumping all it's empty chest thumping of 7th fleet even though India was a piss poor nation in 70s

    5. Making India among a leading nation in Space

    6. She died to early otherwise Nuclear Pak would be a pipe dream.
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2017
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