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Lahar: How Indira Gandhi retained power riding ‘Garibi hatao’ slogan

News Nation brings a special show ‘Lahar’ (wave). In the last general election 2014, we witnessed the strength of a wave (Modi wave). Almost every election in India sees a ‘lahar’ (wave). The show highlights the history of political waves that set the stage of the next government during the polls. In today’s episode, we discuss the wave of Indira Gandhi during the 5th Lok Sabha elections. She made popular slogan ‘Garibi hatao’ during 1971 elections.

Updated : 18 May 2019, 01:39 PM