On Indira’s Birth Anniversary, Rahul Marches with Women in ‘Shakti Walk’

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New Delhi, Nov 19, 2022: November 19 marks the birth anniversary of former Indian Prime Minister and Congress leader Indira Gandhi. To mark the occasion and pay his tributes to his grandmother, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi kickstarted the Saturday leg of “Bharat Jodo Yatra” with special focus on women.

He said in a tweet, “You are the hope, you are the light, you are the peace. You are the adamant force, you are the revolution! Every woman of India is called upon to join hands with us to unite India. Your strength and courage can change the world.”

The Congress Party’s official Twitter handle also shared photos from the ‘Shakti Walk’ saying, “Today on the birth anniversary of Indira Gandhi Bharat Jodo Yatra continues with women power Shakti Walk.”

Indira Gandhi, the daughter of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, was born on November 19, 1917. She was elected into power as the prime minister for the first time in 1966 following the death of Lal Bahadur Shastri.

Before becoming prime minister, the ‘Iron lady of India’ also served as the president of the Indian National Congress. She had also served as the Minister of Information and Broadcast during the course of the Lal Bahadur Shastri government.

Her birth anniversary is celebrated across the nation as National Integration Day to promote peace, unity, and integration among Indian citizens.

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