Women Who Changed the Face of Politics in India

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar2022-12-09,10:41:12 news

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Indira Gandhi

Known as the Iron lady of India, she was named 'Woman of the Millennium' in an online poll organised by the BBC. Gandhi served the position of PM for 2 terms.

Sushma Swaraj

Late Sushma Swaraj was 7-times MP and 3-times MLA, and was a very powerful BJP leader. She was 2nd to uphold this position after Indira Gandhi.

Mamata Banerjee

She is the first woman CM of West Bengal, popularly known as 'Didi'. She single-handedly dethroned the 34-year-old left front government in the state.

Jayaram Jayalalithaa

Between 1991 and 2016, Late Jayaram Jayalalithaa was the first Indian actress who served six times as the CM of Tamil Nadu for over 14 years.

Nirmala Sitharaman

She is India’s first full-time woman finance minister. Also, she was appointed the defence minister, marking one of the swiftest ascents in Indian politics.

Pratibha Patil

A politician and lawyer by profession, she was the first women to serve as president of India.


She is the most powerful Dalit leader in India. 4 times CM of Uttar Pradesh has changed the face of the state’s politics.

Vasundhara Raje Scindia

She was the first woman CM of Rajasthan. Also she was said to be one of the most powerful female politicians in India.

Sonia Gandhi

She has been popularly described as one of the most powerful politicians in the country and is often listed among the world's most powerful women.

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