Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was born on November 19, 1917 in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad. On her 102nd Birth Anniversary the nation remembers her contribution to National Security, Economy and Foreign Policy. She was often called as the ‘Iron Lady of India’. She was an Indian politician and a central figure of the Indian National Congress. She was the first and, to date, only female Prime Minister of India. Indira Gandhi was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India. Throughout her political life, Indira Gandhi made the tough choices that were necessary for guaranteeing a strong, secular nation that lived up to its socialist ideals.