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5 prominent Indian politicians who died mysteriously

India’s rich history and culture are inundated with numerous remarkable events and celebrations. But the annals of history also have a shocking record of politicians deaths in India who died under mysterious circumstances.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 September 2015, 01:14:45 PM
Sanjay Gandhi

Sanjay Gandhi

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After wielding considerable clout under his mother India Gandhi’s government Sanjay Gandhi died on June 23,1980 in an aircraft crash near Safdarjung airport of Delhi. It is believed that his enemies had conspired his death. According to the eyewitness,
Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Shastri

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His wife alleged that he was poisoned as he had multiple heart attacks because his body had turned blue when he died on January 11, 1966. The butler who served him dinner that night was also arrested but later freed due to lack of evidence. He was the fir
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

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The date of his death remains undeclared despite the set up of several enquiry commissions. According to the British government Bose died in Taipie in a plane crash in 1945 while another report says that he died in Siberia while he was taken captive by th
Sardar Beant Singh

Sardar Beant Singh

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The former Punjab chief minister who is credited for bringing Punjab back as a peaceful state and putting an end to separatists. He was killed in a huge blast outside the state secretariat in 1995.
Lalit Narayan Mishra

Lalit Narayan Mishra

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When he was minister of Railways he visited Samastipur on January 2, 1975 for the broad-gauge railway line. A bomb explosion on the dias left him severely injured and he breathed his last on the way to hospital.