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The Assassination of Indira Gandhi

On 31 October 1984, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was shot dead by her Sikh bodyguards at her home in Delhi.

On 31 October 1984, Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was shot dead by her Sikh bodyguards. We speak to RK Dhawan, one of her closest aides, who was with her in the garden that morning and was a witness to her assassination.

(Photo: Indian school children light candles to pay tribute to the late former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Credit: Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)

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Thu 31 Oct 2013 08:50GMT

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