THE ADVENT OF SMT INDIRA GANDHI
• 1965 Demise of Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri.

• 1965 Smt Indira Gandhi chosen as Prime Minister.

• 1969 Bank Nationalisation.

• 1969 Abolition of the Princes.

• 1969 Split in Congress over the Election of the President of India.

• 1971 Mid-Term Poll swept by Smt. Indira Gandhi.

• 1972 Congress gets massive victories in state elections.

• 1975 Imposition of Emergency.

• 1977 Loss in General Elections.

• 1977 Congress for Democracy splits the party.

• 1978 Split in Congress.

• 1978 Smt Indira Gandhi sweeps state elections in Andhra and Karnataka.

• 1980 Indira Gandhi sweeps back to power with over 300 seats in the Lok Sabha.

• 31st October 1984 Martyrdom of Smt Indira Gandhi.