Pandit, Vijaya Lakshmi, 1900-1990

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Dates:
Birth 1900-08-18
Death 1990-12-01
Indians (India)
English

Biographical notes:

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit worked for Indian independence, and was active in the new Indian government. She was, by turns, governor, ambassador, and representative. She was Jawaharlal Nehru's sister, and Indira Gandhi's aunt; as a staunch supporteer of Mohandas Gandhi, she was imprisoned on several occasions.

From the description of Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit letter to Rajni Patel, 1939 Mar. 30. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52434205

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  • Women politicians--Correspondence

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  • India (as recorded)