Congress prez Sonia Gandhi says Indira fought against people who wanted to divide society on religion, caste

19 November 2017, 02:18 PM

In a veiled attack on BJP, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi fought for secularism and against those who wanted to divide society on religion and caste lines.

“She fought for secularism and against those who wanted to divide society on religion and caste lines,” Sonia said.

She said Indira Gandhi was the iron lady of the nation and she fought for her vision against vested interest.

While speaking on Indira Gandhi’s 100th birth anniversary, Sonia said, “Indira ji was the iron lady of India. She fought for her vision against vested interests.”

On the occasion, former president Pranab Mukherjee said, “She can never be erased from the pages of history.” 

First Published: Sunday, November 19, 2017 01:07 PM

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